Internal Audit

Reviews statewide and agency level internal controls to manage risk of loss or misuse of assets, risk of inaccurate financial reporting and risk of non-compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Assists in the implementation of the internal control law (5 MRSA, §1541,sub-§10-A) and continued monitoring of compliance with this law. All findings resulting from external audits are followed up by this division to ensure that appropriate corrective action has been planned and implemented. The division performs information system audits on State systems that have direct effect or influence on the risks mentioned above. The division also pursues issues of potential financial impropriety and associated internal control implications.