Internal Audit Section
1520 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 552-7670 Fax
The mission of the Internal Audit Section is to provide objective assurance and advisory services to the departments, offices, and agencies of the City of St. Louis and to be actively involved in assisting city managers accomplish their objectives and exceed their goals while at the same time protecting city assets/resources.
This mission is accomplished by focusing efforts on those areas with the greatest risks and making recommendations for improvements to the efficiency and effectiveness of operations as well as the adequacy of internal controls over financial information, the safeguarding of assets, and compliance with laws and regulations.
Internal Audit receives its authority through the Comptroller from the City Charter and Code. Article XV, Section 2 of the Charter provides that the Comptroller "shall be the general accountant and auditor of the city." The Internal Audit Section of the Comptroller's Office was established to perform the "auditor" duties assigned the Comptroller by the Charter and Section 5.02.020 of the Revised Code of the City of St. Louis.
Internal Audit Database
The Comptroller's Online Audit Database links to internal audit documents issued for departments, offices, and agencies.