The Internal Audit of the City of Helsinki assesses internal control and risk management.
The aim of Internal Audit is to promote internal control and risk management as well as to support the organization of the City in achieving its objectives.
Internal Audit assesses the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal controls and risk management of the departments and municipal enterprises of the City. Internal Audit gives recommendations for developing internal controls and risk management in its audit reports.
In addition to auditing, Internal Audit gives consultation help in questions regarding risk management and internal control as well as investigates suspicions of fraud if necessary.
About a dozen auditors work in Internal Audit. The internal auditors have a suitable higher education degree and some have a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) degree as well.