To advance accountable, efficient, and effective government through independent and objective audits that ensure the community receives the highest quality services, and ensure that public funds are expended in a transparent, and appropriate manner.
Act with high ethics, integrity, independence, and objectivity.
Provide timely, objective, fair, and accurate reviews of City programs.
Propose achievable solutions after identifying areas for improvement.
Work collaboratively with staff to achieve results that improve governance.
Adhere to Government Auditing Standards.
Fully commit to every project.
The Office of the City Auditor is an independent office that reports to and is accountable to the City Council. Under Beverly Hills Municipal Code Title 2—Administration, Personnel, and Procedures, Chapter 3, Article 13 Office of the City Auditor:
The City Auditor shall have authority to conduct financial and performance audits of all departments, offices, boards, commissions, activities, and programs of the City in order to determine both independently and objectively whether:
The City Auditor will conduct performance audits of City departments, offices, and agencies in accordance with government auditing standards. The audits may assess internal controls over financial reporting and evaluate how well the City complies with all applicable laws, rules and regulations; achieves stated goals and objectives; reports financial and performance information (reliability); efficiently and effectively uses resources; and safeguards and protects assets.