Services Offered

Internal Audit (IA) services include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Compliance - determine the degree to which Jacksonville State University (JSU) adheres to laws, regulations, policies, procedures, or contract agreements.
  • Operational - test the efficiency and economy of operations. 
  • Financial - examinations of financial transactions and systems/procedures used to process them. These types of audits may also include assessment of balances or amounts on financial statements or reports.
  • Information Systems/Technology - evaluate confidentiality, integrity, availability, and reliability of data and programs.

Management Requests:  Requests include advisory and client-requested activities.

Investigations – IA undertakes investigations as necessary when violations of the JSU Code of Conduct and Ethics (I.05.04 - Code of Conduct and Ethics) are identified or reported.

Policy and Procedure – Acts as the Administrator for JSU's cloud based policy and procedure tool (PowerDMS) and facilitates the development of new, and maintenance of current, policy and procedure.

Records Disposition Authority - Acts as JSU's Record Retention Liaison with the State of Alabama Records Commission and reviews and approves the destruction of JSU records in accordance with the Public Universities of Alabama Records Disposition Authority Guide.

Training - Provides policy, internal control, and ethics training during audits, management requests, and investigations as needed.  Provides training to all new hires during the on-boarding process.

What to Expect During an Audit