Key Compliance Attributes for Internal Audit Function as of June 30, 2018

Key Elements of Oversight Key Compliance Attribute Performance Results
Internal auditors are trained to effectively perform the work. % of staff with an internal audit or accounting designation
(Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA))
% of staff with an internal audit or accounting designation in progress
% of staff holding other designations
(Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), etc.)
Audit work is performed in conformance with the international standards for the profession. Date of last comprehensive briefing to the Departmental Audit Committee on the results of the quality assurance and improvement program (QAIP) June 2017
Last external assessment date December 2016
Audit work is perceived by stakeholders as adding value in the pursuit of organizational objectives. The average overall usefulness rating from senior management (Assistant Deputy Minister-level or equivalent) of areas audited. 4.4 out of 5


Key Compliance Attribute for the Execution of the 2018/19 Audit Plan

Audit work is performed according to a systematically developed risk-based audit plan, which has been approved by the Deputy Minister. Management is taking actions in response to internal audit recommendations.

Internal Audit Audit Status Report Approved Date Report Published Date Original Planned Management Action Plan (MAP) Completion Date MAP Implementation Status
1 Audit of NRCan’s Emergency Management Activities In progress        
2 Audit of NRCan’s Strategic & Operational Planning Process In progress        
3 Audit of Federal Geospatial Platform In progress        
4 Audit of Management of Aging IT Systems Planned        
5 Audit of Canada Land Surveys Program Planned        
6 Horizontal Audit of Project Management Planned        
7 MC & PM Framework of the Forest Sector Competitiveness Program – Joint Audit & Evaluation Planned        
8 Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act – Joint Audit & Evaluation Planned        
9 Electric Vehicle and Alternate Fuel Infrastructure Deployment Initiative – Joint Audit & Evaluation Planned        
10 Annual Continuous Audit Report Planned