The attached report entitled, “Recovery of Social Assistance Overpayments, Toronto Social Services,” discusses the findings from our audit in detail and outlines 14 recommendations that will improve the internal controls in the City’s administration of social assistance funds and strengthen program efficiency and effectiveness in recovering overpayments from inactive cases.
This report presents the results of Phase Two of a two-part review of the City’s fleet operations conducted as part of the Auditor General’s 2004 Annual Work Plan. The Phase One report was tabled at the February 2004 Audit Committee meeting. This report also responds to three other fleet-related referrals as follows: A. Audit Committee’s […]
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 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.
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 […]
The objective of this review was to determine if the accounts receivable balances of $4,486,447 as at March 31, 2004 represent enforceable claims for services provided. These receivables are applicable to the recreation facilities only and do not include other receivables administered by the Department. As previously indicated, this report is restricted to comments relating […]
The purpose of this review was to evaluate the information technology management and administration of the CLASS Recreation Registration and Permitting System, in the Parks and Recreation Division of the Economic Development, Culture and Tourism Department.
The Auditor General issued a report dated December 12, 2013, entitled “Oracle Database Review – Security Controls and Other Issues”. The purpose of the report was to review security controls relating to the City’s Oracle Databases managed by the Information and Technology Division of the Corporate Services Department. It is recommended that in accordance with […]
It has been the general policy of the Auditor General’s Office to issue Management Letters on engagements where an audit report is issued. The purpose of a Management Letter is to provide and document to management, internal control weaknesses and suggestions for improving controls. There may be cases where there are no material internal control […]