Complaints received by the Auditor General’s Office (related to suspected fraud or irregular activity involving City resources) may result in an investigation being conducted or may also be referred to City departments for review, as summarized in this report. In some cases, substantiated complaints have or may result in the recovery of funds to the […]
The implementation of the recommendations in this report will improve management controls over certain expenditures incurred by the Toronto Emergency Medical Services Division. Our review identified that Provincial Sales Tax has been paid on certain expenditures which are sales tax exempt. It is estimated that an amount of $60,000 is recoverable from the Province of […]
The Auditor General’s 2005 Audit Work Plan includes information describing audit projects planned during the year as well as information related to long term audit planning, special projects and follow-up on outstanding audit recommendations.
In May 2002, City Council approved an independent Auditor General’s Office for the City of Toronto. The Auditor General’s Office reports directly to Council through the Audit Committee, and as such is independent from management. As an independent office, the Auditor General submits an annual audit work plan to the Audit Committee for review and […]
The purpose of this review was to assess the adequacy of controls over payroll processing and to determine whether outstanding recommendations from previous audit reports issued by the Auditor General’s Office in relation to payroll matters have been implemented and, where appropriate, to recommend further action to improve controls.
The Auditor General’s 2004 Audit Work Plan included a follow-up review of revenue controls at the Toronto Zoo. The purpose of this review was to determine whether recommendations made in the January 15, 2001 report to the Board of Management of the Toronto Zoo, entitled “Toronto Zoo – Cash Control Procedures Review” had been implemented […]
The purpose of this review was to determine whether recommendations made in the Auditor General’s report dated January 22, 2001, entitled “Corporate Absenteeism/Attendance Management Review” had been implemented and if appropriate, recommend further action.
It is recommended that the Chief Administrative Officer initiate a process whereby all information technology acquisitions throughout the City, including the Agencies, Boards and Commissions, are effectively planned and coordinated. Such a process take into account the potential of establishing a corporate governance model which provides the appropriate level of authority for initiating, coordinating and […]
This report establishes a formal reporting protocol requiring Agencies, Boards and Commissions to report to the Audit Committee in response to various Audit reports. The protocol requires the co-ordination of all such responses be the responsibility of the City Clerk.