How to Assess Your Own Area

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How to Assess Your Own Area

Internal control is a self-assessing process to ensure compliance with university standards and boundaries for acceptable conduct.  Everyone has a responsibility to internal control to ensure continuous compliance is maintained.  Some examples you should undertake are: maintaining an organized system of required documentation, recording all financial transactions and their nature, retaining documents for the prescribed duration, etc.

Internal Control Self-Assessment Questionnaires are to help you self-assess your internal control environment and risks. Controls are important for ensuring the institution’s practices are consistent with laws, regulations, and policies, that resources are safeguarded against waste, loss, and abuse. You should use this guide

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to manage important controls in your areas.

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