Mission of Internal Audit:
The mission of the Municipality's Internal Audit division is to enhance and protect organisational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice and insight.
Objectives of the Internal Audit:
The Internal Audit Activity helps the Municipality accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.
In fulfilling its mandate, Internal Audit conducts assessments and evaluations of the adequacy and effectiveness of governance, risk management and internal control processes for the Municipality. Internal Audit also operates in terms of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) mandatory frameworks, including the Definition of Internal Auditing, the Code of Ethics and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing Standards and any other relevant laws and regulations applicable to Drakenstein Municipality.
In 2019/20, the Internal Audit division received an external Quality Assurance review outcome of “Generally Confirms” which confirms that the work performed by Internal Audit complies with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
Authority of Internal Audit Unit:
Internal Audit is authorised to have:
• Timely and unrestricted access to all the Municipality’s records, personnel and physical property relevant to the performance of an audit or special investigation; and
• Free and unrestricted access to the Accounting Officer and the Chairperson of the Audit Committee or any other member of the Audit Committee.
This privilege carries with it the responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of information to which the division has access during the normal execution of its duties.
Divisions:• Compliance Audit• Performance Audit
Chief Audit Executive: Rozan Jaftha – 021 807 4789Administration Assistant: Tandiswa Mahlatshana – 021 807 6262
021 872 2323
021 807 4500
Berg River Boulevard
S33 44.248 E18 58.108