Goals & Objectives
 
The annual financial audit conducted by the external auditors is being rewritten to use less time to complete.  It is the goal of internal audit to coordinate the reduction of verification procedures used for the general internal control review especially in areas that have strong mitigating or compensating controls and have not revealed any exceptions in the past.

It is the goal of internal audit to continue the student intern program. The internal audit office is developing an internal audit assistant standard operating procedures manual in order that the student assistant may be able to perform certain jobs like bank account reconciliation's and accounts receivable confirmation control log maintenance without to much guidance from the internal auditor.
 
It is the goal of the internal auditor to purchase software to evaluate network access and security controls subsequent to the purchase and installation of the distributed system database and application software.  The internal auditor will request a new computer system about 1998 when dual platform machines become more economically priced.  It is the goal of internal audit to obtain a personal computer that will be able to use the business software that resides on the server.

The internal auditor intends to obtain at least the minimum continuing professional education training hours needed to maintain his certifications and perform compliance testing for the federal research and student financial aid audit, A-133.

The internal auditor has currently been providing the controller with information concerning debit cards and card access systems.  It is the goal of the internal auditor to become part of the new ID card assessment team to determine whether all controls are being considered to minimize computer related risks.

It is the goal of internal audit to encourage the selection of only software that has a logical presentation and graphical user interface (GUI).

It is the goal of internal audit to have past financial records and system software stored on CD such that unauthorized changes can not occur.

It is the goal of internal audit to be part of each business resumption plan testing procedure.

It is the goal of internal audit to encourage the development, approval and implementation of a strong data security policy that prevents personal software from home from being used on Trinity's personal computers without at least being checked for viruses by the Trinity computer center.

It is the goal of the internal auditor to personally contribute to the general Trinity University Scholarship campaign on a yearly basis, to assist in students educational training whenever or wherever possible and to do everything I possibly can to ensure that the job positions my student assistants are seeking are obtainable.
 

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