OIG: Office of Inspector General
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Audit Services (AS) is responsible for all audit activities relating to improving the Department's programs and operations. AS conducts, coordinates, and oversees audits and other activities and makes recommendations to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of programs and operations administered or financed by the Department. AS also recommends changes needed in the Department's existing and proposed legislation and regulations to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of, or to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in Department programs and operations.

AS formulates, recommends, and executes audit policy consistent with the overall policy guidance of the Inspector General, and assures that all audits of Departmental organizations, programs, activities, and functions are conducted in accordance with the standards established by the Comptroller General of the United States.

AS conducts audits and other activities in accordance with policies and procedures established by the OIG, and, when appropriate, audit standards prescribed by the Comptroller General. AS issues reports to advise appropriate officials of findings and recommendations on adequate financial accountability and reporting, efficient, and economical use of resources, and effective achievement of program results.

AS coordinates with other components of the OIG to ensure the effective, efficient, and economic utilization of resources. The AS function is performed by headquarters and field offices.

Key Personnel:

  • Patrick Howard, Assistant Inspector General for Audit
  • Bryon S. Gordon, Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audit

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Last Modified: 03/05/2013