OFFICE CREATION

To maintain independence and to assure broad audit coverage, adequate consideration of audit reports and appropriate action on audit recommendations, the PIAO shall be under the direct supervision and control of and shall report directly to the Provincial Governor.

12295687_166788923676305_306429512_oDBM Budget Circular No. 2004-04 dated March 22, 2004, issued the guidelines on the organization and staffing of internal auditing units which shall also be observed in staffing the PIAO of the Provincial Government of Bohol.

The Provincial Internal Audit Office (PIAO) is a new office of the Provincial Government of Bohol. To maintain independence and to assure broad audit coverage, adequate consideration of audit reports and appropriate action on audit recommendations, the PIAO is under the direct supervision and control of and report directly to the Provincial Governor. Its creation was established through the issuance of Executive Order dated December 2010 and supported with Provincial Ordinance No. 2010-035. Its structure consists of three divisions namely the following:

  1. Management Audit Division – is responsible for conducting separate evaluation on effectiveness of internal controls of management (financial management, human resource management, quality management, risk management, and their sub-systems).
  2. Operations Audit Division – is responsible for evaluation of the economy, efficiency, effectiveness and ethical conduct of operations, including appraisal of operating systems and their sub-systems.
  3. Administrative Support Services Division – is responsible for the efficient flow of documents in the office, take charge in receiving, filling, safekeeping and disposal of correspondences and other communication, takes charge in procurement of office supplies and responsible for the general upkeep of the office.