20192020 List of Planned Internal Audit Engagements

Directive on Internal Audit

Appendix A: Mandatory Procedures for Internal Auditing in the Government of Canada

A.2.2.3  Departments must meet public reporting requirements as prescribed by the Comptroller General of Canada and using Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat prescribed platforms, including: 

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A.2.2.3.1  A list of planned audit engagements for the coming fiscal year.

The requirement to publish a list of audits scheduled to begin in the coming fiscal year is essential to demonstrating responsible stewardship to Canadians by providing open and transparent information on the government's intentions to conduct engagements in areas of higher risk in departments.

List of Planned Internal Audit Engagements 2019—2020
Title of the Engagement1 Area being audited Status2 Expected
completion date
Audit of International Financial Institutions' Governance Framework Program 6: International Trade and Finance Policy Planned 2019–20 Q3
Review of Project Management – G7 Presidency Program 6: International Trade and Finance Policy In progress 2019–20 Q3
Audit of the Major Federal Transfer Program's Governance Framework Program 4: Federal-Provincial Relations and Social Policy Planned 2020–21 Q1
Audit of Information Technology (IT) Security Information Technology Planned 2020–21 Q1
Audit of the Department's Information and Records Management System (SharePoint)  Information Management and Information Technology Planned 2019–20 Q3
Audit of Gender-based Analysis Program 2: Economic and Fiscal Policy, Planning and Forecasting Planned 2020–21 Q3

1 Internal audits identified as planned are subject to change.

2 As listed in the 2018–21 Risk-based Audit Plan approved by the Deputy Minister on July 12, 2018.