Auditor General - Communications

Communications Updates

Office of Auditor General's periodical, Audit Buzz, provides an update into our office's work by summarizing the results of completed audit projects, describing upcoming audits, and providing insight into other audit-related tasks.  Subscriptions to Audit Buzz are available via FCPS News You Choose by clicking on the banner at the bottom of this page.

Audit Buzz - November 2020 Issue - In this issue of Audit Buzz, OAG summarizes the status of current engagements, including highlights from the November 11, 2020 Audit Committee meeting, provides information on steps you can take to stay cybersafe in the online world, and highlights International Fraud Awareness Week.

Prior issues of Audit Buzz are available for two years after the publication.

Audit Buzz - October 2020 Issue - In this issue of Audit Buzz, OAG includes a summary of the status of current engagements, including two audits presented at the October 14, 2020 Audit Committee meeting: (1) FY 2020 LSAF, and (2) Procurement and Contract Management, and provide an office update into OAG's first NASBA accredited training, “Understanding the Mindset of Fraudsters.”  OAG also discusses Ransomware in this month's entry into the Knowledge Hive.  Lastly, in honor of National Get Smart About Credit Day, OAG highlights FCPS Regulation 5350, which details the specific controls and procedures FCPS has implemented to reduce the risk that procurement cards are used for unintended purposes.

Audit Buzz - September 2020 Issue - In this issue of Audit Buzz, OAG highlights the Construction Contract Management audit, which was presented at the September 23, 2020 Audit Committee meeting.  OAG also summarizes the status of current engagements and introduces a new topic into the Knowledge Hive: Fraud, Waste, and Abuse.  Lastly, OAG offers you some information to keep you in the know, including a couple of breakfast (or all-day) related National Days, and information on the next Audit Committee meeting.

Audit Buzz - August 2020 Issue -  In this issue of Audit Buzz, OAG summarizes the status of current engagements, highlights recent initiative to register FCPS with the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, revisits internal controls in Part 2 of the Knowledge Hive series on the subject, and lastly OAG offers some information to keep you in the know, including a furry surprise in honor of a very special day.  Every one deserves a smile!

Audit Buzz - July 2020 Issue - In this issue of Audit Buzz, we summarize the status of current engagements, detail the new engagements included in the recently approved FY 2021 Audit Plan, debut the Knowledge Hive, where you can learn more about what OAG does or about general audit concepts, and lastly we offer you some information to keep you in the know

Audit Buzz - Fall 2019 Issue -  in this issue we summarize the results of the recently completed Local School Activity Funds (LSAF) Financial Statement Audit for the period ending June 30, 2019, highlight OAG's September 2019 meeting with the Inspectorate General of Indonesian Ministry of Education, and recap the Auditor General's November 2019 presentation to the Education Committee of the Fairfax County Federation of Citizens Association.  Stay tuned...

Audit Buzz - Spring 2019 Issue - this issue includes the key takeaways for recently completed performance audits, information about the amazing visit with the Guangdong Audit Office and recognition of Internal Audit Awareness Month.  The Auditor General was busy with the 31st annual ALGA conference, and she was able to participate in a peer review in PA.  We are wrapping up FY 2019!  Read more to see what is coming up next...

Audit Buzz - Winter 2019 Issue - this issue includes the types of school audits, our completed work, the fun we had at the finance conference and what we are currently working on along with upcoming projects

Audit Buzz - Fall 2018 Issue - this issue includes the highlights all of the OAG's current work and upcoming projects