Report on the Audit of Travel, Hospitality and Conferences – February 2014

Appendix B – Audit Criteria

The results from our audit for each criterion are presented in the table below. A brief overview of results for criteria which are “Met” is in section 1.2.5 of the report. Findings and related recommendations are presented in section 2 of this report for those criteria that are “Not Met”, or “Met with Exception – Opportunity to Strengthen.”

Audit Criteria Results
C1 - Roles, responsibilities and accountabilities for the management of THC expenditures are clearly defined. Not Met
C2 – Department of Justice guidelines, procedures and related authorities for the management of THC expenditures are clearly defined, and are consistent with TBS and NJC directives and the FAA. Met with Exception – Opportunity to Strengthen
C3 - THC activities are planned in a manner that maximizes effectiveness in meeting organizational mandates minimizes costs and demonstrates value for money. Met with Exception – Opportunity to Strengthen
C4 - THC expenditures are pre-authorized, incurred and accounted for; spending and payment authorities are exercised in accordance with the FAA and Department of Justice authorities. Not Met
C5 - Available resources for the efficient and effective procurement of THC are used to the extent possible. Met with Exception – Opportunity to Strengthen
C6 - Communications and training related to THC are clear and consistent throughout the Department. Met with Exception – Opportunity to Strengthen
C7 - A monitoring and reporting regime ensures accurate and timely reporting of THC information to meet management and organizational needs. Met with Exception – Opportunity to Strengthen
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