Norfolk State University Internal Audit Charter
Internal Audit Charter ~ pdf
The Internal Audit Charter provides the framework for the Internal Audit Department, its activities and functions in the University, as defined by the Audit Committee. Internal Audit provides independent and objective assurance, advisory and investigative services designed to add value, improve internal controls and strengthen the University’s operations. It helps the University accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.
The mission of Internal Audit, as defined by the Institute of Internal Auditors, is to enhance and protect organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight into the University’s financial, operational and informational systems.
All employees are requested to assist the Internal Audit Department in fulfilling its roles and responsibilities. Internal Audit, through the Chief Audit Executive, will also have free and unrestricted access to the Board and the Audit Committee.