The Office of Internal Audit functions as an independent resource to provide timely and relevant audit, review and consulting services that will assist the University community in the effective discharge of their responsibilities.
Our team is focused on providing Florida Gulf Coast University with constructive feedback that encourages continuous quality improvement.
We hope you will take time to learn more about our department and the ways we can help you improve business processes and internal controls, manage risks, evaluate compliance and achieve your unit’s objectives.
What are Internal Controls?
Internal controls are processes designed to help the University accomplish specific goals or objectives in the following categories:
- Effectiveness and efficiency of operations
- Reliability of financial reporting
- Compliance with laws and regulations.
They are a means by which the University's resources are directed, monitored, and measured. Internal controls play an important role in preventing and detecting fraud and protecting the University’s assets, both tangible and intangible.
Control activities include, but are not limited to: approvals, authorizations, verifications, reconciliations, reviews of operating performance, security of assets and segregation of duties.
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