Reporting Period

Reporting Period – as of March 31, 2019

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Reporting Period – as of March 31, 2019
Key Compliance Attributes Results Definitions
Internal auditor training
% of staff with an internal audit or accounting designation (Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)) 67% In progress: The staff member (an indeterminate employee) has formally registered with and has been accepted by the certifying body to complete the requirements of the professional designation in a prescribed time frame and has registered for at least one component of the certification process.
% of staff with an internal audit or accounting designation (CIA, CPA) in progress 33%
% of staff holding other designations (Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), etc.) 50%
Conformance with the international standards for the profession
Date of last comprehensive briefing to the Departmental Audit Committee on the internal processes, tools, and information considered necessary to evaluate conformance with the IIA Code of Ethics and the Standards and the results of the quality assurance and improvement program (QAIP) November 12-13, 2018 Last comprehensive briefing:
A comprehensive briefing includes updates on all pertinent elements of the QAIP. In accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors Standard 1320, this comprehensive briefing would include:
  • scope and frequency of both the internal and external assessments
  • qualifications and independence of the assessor(s) or assessment team, including potential conflicts of interest
  • conclusions of assessors
  • corrective action plans
Date of last external assessment November 6, 2017 External assessments: A practice inspection must be conducted at least once every five years by a qualified, independent assessor or assessment team from outside the organization.
Value-added towards organizational objectives
Average overall usefulness rating from senior management (Assistant Deputy Minister-level or equivalent) of areas audited. 100% Average "overall usefulness" rating: Post-audit surveys to senior management of the area audited include a question on the overall usefulness of the audit.
Planned audits for 2018-2019 and related information
  Internal audit title Audit status Report approved date Report published date Original planned management action plan completion date Implementation status
1 Audit of Cost Recovery Approved – Not Published 2019/03/20      
2 Audit of Pathfinder Projects Approved – Not Published 2019/03/31      
3 Audit of Labour Force Statistics Planned        
4 Review of Information Management Planned