Our Office

The Office has 34 staff, with most of our staff holding or pursuing an accounting or information technology designation, be it Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified General Accountant (CGA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

The Office's audit staff are divided into teams according to specializations (financial audit, performance audit, information technology audit). Each team is overseen by a deputy or assistant auditor generals, assisted by principals, managers, auditors and students.

The Office also has staff who provide services and expertise in such areas as administration, communications, human resources, and information technology. 
 

Financial Audit Team

    

The financial audit team conducts financial statement audits to assess whether entity financial statements are in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. This team leads the audit of the Province's financial statements as well as the audits of other small government entities. Members of the financial statement audit team are either Chartered Accountants (CA), Certified Management Accountants (CMA), Certified General Accountants(CGA), or are in the process of obtaining a professional designation. Financial statement audits carried out in accordance with Canadian Auditing Standards set out by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.


Performance Audit Team

The performance audit team conducts performance audits or value-for-money audits which examine government programs or operations to determine if they are achieving their objectives. Performance audits include governance, value-for-money (effectiveness, economy and efficency), internal controls, information technology and compliance. Members of the performance audit team are either Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs) or Certified Information Systems Auditors (CISAs), or are in the process of obtaining one of these designations. The Office's performance audits are carried out in accordance with auditing standards adopted by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.

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