As provided by the Gainesville City Charter, the City Auditor is appointed by and reports directly to the City Commission. Resolution 970187 establishes City Auditor responsibilities and administrative procedures. An Audit and Finance Committee consisting of the Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem provides oversight of activities.
To promote honest, efficient, effective, transparent and fully accountable government.
Serving the Public Interest
Our Operational Goals
- Performing an independent, objective and comprehensive
auditing program of City operations, programs and activities.
- Actively working with appointed officials in identifying
risks, evaluating controls and making recommendations
that promote efficient and effective delivery of City services.
- Advancing accountability to the public and the City
Commission through the provision of assurance
and advisory services.
- Maintaining a professional work environment that
attracts and retains talented, dedicated and experienced
staff who consistently act with integrity and are
committed to improving City services, accountability
In order to achieve our Mission and Goals, we focus on the following objectives:
- Conducting performance and financial audits of
programs and activities in accordance with
Government Auditing Standards issued by the
Comptroller General of the United States.
- Issuing audit reports that effectively meet the needs of users
and communicate actionable,
value-added recommendations in a clear, concise
and constructive manner.
- Examining the reliability and integrity of financial and
- Examining processes to ensure compliance with laws,
regulations, policies and procedures which have a
significant impact on operations and reports.
- Reviewing the means of safeguarding assets and verifying
the existence of such assets.
- Appraising the economy and efficiency of which resources
- Reviewing programs to ascertain whether results are
consistent with established objectives.
- Determining whether programs and services are equally
accessible by all citizens.
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