Welcome to the Internal Audit Department!
The Internal Auditor’s role is to be an independent, objective, assurance and consulting function that adds value and improves operations at Wilfrid Laurier University. The Internal Auditor assists the University in accomplishing its objectives by applying a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate the adequacy, efficiency and effectiveness of the University’s risk management, financial and operational internal controls, and governance processes.
The Internal Auditor provides the Audit & Compliance Committee, the Board of Governors and the Senior Management with information to:
- Meet their duties for oversight responsibility,
- Foster continuous improvement in efficiency and effectiveness of systems and processes, and
- Safeguard assets.
Internal Auditor reports functionally to the Audit & Compliance Committee of the Board of Governors and administratively to VP: Finance & Administration. This dual reporting structure enables the Internal Auditor to maintain independence and objectivity.
Internal Auditor welcomes the opportunity to interact with and provide assistance to all members of the University community.