In an audit released today, the Office of the Metro Auditor reviewed progress made on recommendations in the 2010 audit, Payroll and Benefits Programs: Greater coordination can improve processes. The audit was initiated after a report was received in November 2012 on Metro’s Ethics Line alleging several errors in payroll calculations. The errors were confirmed and auditors found other errors that had not yet been discovered.
LEXINGTON, KY -- The 2012 Gold Knighton Award for best performance audit in the small audit shop category has been awarded to the Metro Office of the Auditor by the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA). The Award will be formally presented at ALGA’s Annual Conference in Nashville, TN, May 6, 2013.
The Office of the Metro Auditor released an audit today that assessed the effectiveness of Metro’s risk management program. The purpose of this audit was to determine if the program used available resources to control costs and manage the number of safety incidents.
The Office of the Metro Auditor was visited by outside auditors the week of December 3. After conducting a thorough review, the team determined that the office fully complied with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards. The “peer review,” as it is also known, is a requirement of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) and applies to federal, state and local government audit offices. The review team found that the office met the requirements in the areas of auditor independence, professional competency, procedures, due care, fieldwork and audit reporting.
The Office of the Metro Auditor released an audit today that reviewed Metro’s organizational structure. The purpose of this audit was to determine the effect of a reorganization on the structure and to gain an understanding of personnel expenditures.