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Key Compliance Attributes for Internal Audit Function as of June 30, 2019

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 internal processes, tools, and information considered necessary to evaluate conformance with the IIA Code of Ethics and the Standards and the results of the quality assurance and improvement program (QAIP) June 2018
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. 4.25 out of 5

Key Compliance Attribute for the Execution of the Audit Plan

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

Internal Audit Title Audit Status Report Approved Date Report Published Date Original Planned MAP
Completion Date
Implementation Status
1 Audit of NRCan’s Emergency Management Activities Published April 10, 2019 April 17, 2019 December 31, 2019 0%
2 Audit of NRCan’s Strategic & Operational Planning Process Approved – not published April 10, 2019   September 30, 2021 0%
3 Audit of Federal Geospatial Platform In Progress        
4 Audit of Management of Aging IT Systems Approved – not published April 10, 2019   March 31, 2020 0%
5 Audit of Canada Land Surveys Program In Progress        
6 Horizontal Audit of Project Management In Progress        
7 Joint Project of Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act In Progress        
8 Joint Project of Electric Vehicle and Alternate Fuel Infrastructure Deployment Initiative In Progress        
9 Annual Continuous Audit Report Approved October 11, 2018 December 4, 2018 N/A N/A
1 Audit of Lower Churchill Falls Loan Guarantee In Progress        
2 Audit of the Management of NRCan’s Communication Function In Progress        
3 Audit of Mobilizing NRCan’s Open Government Strategy In Progress        
4 Audit of Classification Planned        
5 Horizontal Audit of Information for Decision Making Planned        
6 Audit of the Management of Nuclear Waste Planned        
7 Annual Continuous Audit Reports In Progress        
8 Joint Project of NRCan’s Support of Indigenous Reconciliation Planned        
9 Joint Project of Corporate Governance Planned        
10 Joint Project of Impact Canada – Clean Technology Stream Planned        
11 Joint Project of Transition to the Departmental Results Framework Planned        


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