Internal Audit

Fairfax County, Virginia

WHAT WE DO

The Internal Audit Office was established by the Board of Supervisors as an independent appraisal function to examine and evaluate Fairfax County activities as a service to the county executive and all levels of management. The office conducts performance audits and management advisory projects covering operational, financial, and information technology areas. Internal Audit reports directly to the county executive. Our audits are conducted in accordance with Government Auditing Standards.

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CONTACT INFORMATION:

Our office is open 8:00AM-4:30PM M-F

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 533
Fairfax, VA 22035
Trish Walker,
Administrative Assistant

Reporting Fraud

Fraud Hotline: 703-787-3243

Note:  If you are reporting a financial crimes fraud (i.e. credit card fraud, identity theft, IRS call scams, etc.), please contact the Fairfax County Police Department at 703-691-2131.  To report Welfare Fraud (SNAP, TANF, Child Care Assistance and other Public Assistance Programs) contact Department of Family Services at 703-324-7564.

 

Audit Services

  • Operational Audits
  • Business Process Audits
  • Information Technology Audits

Non/Audit Services

  • Fraud and Ethics Investigations
  • Management Advisory Services
  • Financial Reviews
  • Construction Contract Reviews
  • Training

Auditing is essential to government accountability to the public.  Audits and attestation engagement provide an independent, objective, nonpartisan assessment of the stewardship, performance, or cost of government policies, programs, or operations, depending upon the type and scope of the audit.

-United States Government Accountability Office

Internal auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

-Institute of Internal Audit