Internal Audit Function

As of March 31, 2019

As per Office of the Comptroller General of Canada Directive on Internal Audit, departments must meet public reporting requirements related to the internal audit function performance results, in the form of key compliance attributes.

Compliance Attribute: Certification

  • 1.1% of staff with an internal audit or accounting designation (CIA, CPA)

    • 100%

  • 1.2% of staff with an internal audit or accounting designation (CIA, CPA) in progress

    • N/A

  • 1.3% of staff holding other designations (CGAP, CISA, etc.)

    • 0%

Compliance Attribute: Conformance with international standards

  • 2.1Date of last comprehensive briefing to the Departmental Audit Committee on the internal processes, tools, and information considered necessary to evaluate conformance with the IIA Code of Ethics and the Standards and the results of the QAIP.

    • March 2017 / The next comprehensive briefing is scheduled for fall 2019

  • 2.2Date of last external assessment
    • March 2017

Compliance Attribute: Execution of the Audit Plan

Key Compliance Attributes for the Execution of the Audit Plan

Audit work is performed according to a systematically developed integrated audit plan, which has been approved by the Chief Administrator.

Management is taking action in response to the internal audit sector recommendations.

Internal Audit Title Engagement Status Report Approval Date Report Published Date Original Planned MAP Completion Date Implementation Status
2018-2019
1-Review of the Efficiency of the Delivery of Registry Services Approved Advisory
Services (Review)
- Not to be published
July 3, 2019 Not to be published June 2021 In Progress
2019-2020
CRMS - System under development approach Planned
Internal Communication Planned
Continuous Auditing of Key Controls (Acquisition Cards) Planned
Completion of Major Construction Projects – System under development approach Planned
SAP Implementation – System under development approach Planned

Compliance Attribute: Added Value in support of strategic objectives of the Service

  • 4.1Average overall usefulness rating from senior management (ADM-level or equivalent) of areas audited.

    • In progress (soon to be published)



Internal Audit Function

As of March 31, 2018

As per Office of the Comptroller General of Canada Directive on Internal Audit, departments must meet public reporting requirements related to the internal audit function performance results, in the form of key compliance attributes.

Compliance Attribute: Certification

  • 1.1% of staff with an internal audit or accounting designation (CIA, CPA)

    • 100%

  • 1.2% of staff with an internal audit or accounting designation (CIA, CPA) in progress

    • N/A

  • 1.3% of staff holding other designations (CGAP, CISA, etc.)

    • 0%

Compliance Attribute: Conformance with international standards

  • 2.1Date of last comprehensive briefing to the Departmental Audit Committee on the internal processes, tools, and information considered necessary to evaluate conformance with the IIA Code of Ethics and the Standards and the results of the QAIP.

    • March 2017

  • 2.2Date of last external assessment
    • March 2017

Compliance Attribute: Added Value in support of strategic objectives of the Service

  • 4.1Average overall usefulness rating from senior management (ADM-level or equivalent) of areas audited.

    • Excellent


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