Internal Audit functions
Internal Audit Department
Internal Audit Department is one of the departments in the National Cohesion & Integration Commission. It provides support to the Commission Secretary/CEO and Heads of Departments, in the effective discharge of their responsibilities by measuring, evaluating and reporting on the effectiveness of the internal control systems, implemented by the Commission through undertaking the following functions:
• Performing reviews of the commissions’ governance process, including ethics.
• Performing an objective assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of risk management.
• Systematically analysing and evaluating business processes.
• Providing a source of information with regard to fraud, corruption and unethical behaviour.
Definition of Internal Auditing
Internal auditing is an independent, objective, assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the operations of an organisation. It helps an organisation accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes. (Source: Institute of Internal Auditors)