Competitive Grant/ISA Program for the Funding of Auditors or Program Integrity Infrastructure
Pursuant to Chapter 139 of the Acts of 2012, the Office of the Comptroller (CTR) is charged with managing a reserve to fund a competitive grant /ISA program. A total of $735,000 is available. CTR is seeking Responses from state departments seeking funds on a one-time, non-recurring basis for the funding of auditors or program integrity infrastructure.
Funds shall be awarded to state entities that are most likely to generate savings or revenue from enhanced auditing or program integrity greater than the award received.
- Quality Assurance Reviews are comprehensive - encompassing all fiscal transactions and CTR business areas. The program has two components - Departmental QA Review and Issue Specific Review.
Under Chapter 647 of the Acts of 1989, the Comptroller is responsible for developing internal control guidelines for Commonwealth departments.
- The QAB's audit coordination responsibilities include tracking the activities of various auditing entities, monitoring potential auditor independence issues and following up on findings.
- Quality Assurance reviews the internal operations of the Comptroller business bureaus. These reviews check the effectiveness of the policies and procedures under which the bureaus operate in their capacity as oversight agents (CTR) for the activities of other Commonwealth departments. QAB recommends clarifications to policies and procedures when necessary. QAB will also conduct periodic reviews of the Comptroller's day-to-day activity as a Commonwealth department (OSC).