Helpful Guidance

Helpful Guidance


Internal Control Guide

Management is continually striving to find ways to achieve their agency’s mission and objectives.  A main factor in accomplishing these objectives is to implement and maintain an effective internal control system. We are issuing this Internal Control Guide to provide management with the resources necessary to design, implement, and operate an effective internal control system.

Section 1 – Overview

Section 2 – Five Components of Internal Control

Section 3 – How to Analyze Control Environment

Section 4 – How to Conduct a Risk Assessment

Section 5 – Internal Control Activities - Best Practices

Section 6 – Information and Communication

Section 7 – How to Monitor Effectively

Section 8 – Preparing an Internal Control Plan

Section 9 – Works Cited

Audit Process

The below graph explains the basis steps of the auditing process.

The Audit Process
Audit Process


Audit Resources

Links to valuable audit resources including Audit Associations, Audit Standards & Standard Setting Boards, and General Audit Topics.