Chief Audit Executive:028 214 3322
Internal Auditing is an independent, objective, assurance and consulting activity that adds value to and improves an organization’s operations. It helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.
Internal Audit Unit:
The existence of an internal audit function in a municipality is governed by the MFMA.
The aim of the Internal Audit Unit is to provide independent and objective assurance; and is designed to add value and improve the municipality’s operations.
It helps the municipality to accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and the governance process.
The function of the internal audit unit in a municipality is to assist the Accounting Officer (Municipal Manager) and the Council to meet their objectives and to discharge their responsibilities by providing an independent appraisal of the adequacy and effectiveness of the controls set up by management to run the municipality.
Internal Auditor – Joanne v/d Westhuizen – 028 214 3339
Performance- and Audit Committee:
The Audit Committee is responsible to oversee the execution of internal audit work, and advises the Council, the political office-bearers, the Accounting Officer and the management staff of the Municipality.
The objectives of the Audit Committee as an assurance provider to Council are: