Office of Auditor General - About
Mission, Vision, and Services Offered
To promote Fairfax County Public Schools’ achievement of its strategic goals, Office of the Auditor General's (OAG) mission is to independently determine whether the ongoing processes for controlling fiscal and administrative operations and performance throughout Fairfax County Public Schools are adequately designed, functioning in an efficient, effective manner, and fully accountable to its citizens of Fairfax County. We accomplish the mission by providing the services stated under "Services Offered" below.
Our vision is to deliver innovative and respected audit, advisory, investigative services and risk assurance to protect Fairfax County Public Schools as a leader in student achievement.
OAG is your partner in resource stewardship. With the approval from the School Board, OAG provides the following services:
- Annual risk assessment and audit plan
- Performance and financial internal audits
- Special audits requested by area management
- Management of the Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Hotline
- Internal investigation
- Technical assistance and training on audit and compliance issues
In addition to the Auditor General, OAG has six full-time staff auditors and an audit technician with considerable experience working in local government, financial services, public accounting, and private business. Our staff holds various professional certifications, including Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). In addition, staff members are actively involved in their professional organizations.