Internal Audit Function

The Canutillo Independent School District Internal Audit function is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the District's operations.

Internal audit assists the Board of Trustees and administration in accomplishing the District's objectives by bringing a systematic,disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

The Internal Audit function will further promote an ethical environment based on integrity, fairness, and accountability through open communication,professionalism and expertise. In addition, it will also help foster quality and continuous improvement within the District.

With stringent regard for safekeeping and confidentiality, authorization is granted to Internal Audit for full and unrestricted access to any of the District’s records (either manual or electronic), physical properties, functions and personnel necessary to effectively discharge the responsibilities assigned.

The District’s Audit Executive Director is selected by and reports directly to the Board of Trustees. Administratively, the Audit Executive Director reports to the Superintendent.This reporting relationship ensures independence and promotes broad audit coverage. It also ensures adequate consideration of audit reports and appropriate and timely action on audit recommendations.