Internal audit releases plan for fiscal year 2023

Monday, May 9, 2022

The UNC Charlotte Internal Audit Department performs operational, compliance, financial and IT audits according to the annual Internal Audit Plan. Audit engagements are conducted in conformance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. The plan evaluates risk exposures related to governance, operations and information systems regarding the:

  • Reliability and integrity of financial and operational information
  • Effectiveness and efficiency of operations and programs
  • Safeguarding of assets
  • Compliance with laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and contracts

The ACERM Committee approved the below Fiscal Year 2023 Internal Audit Plan on April 13, 2022.

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Fiscal Year 2023 Internal Audit Plan


Financial Audits/Reviews

Research and Economic Development - Recharge Units



Information System Controls

IT Access Controls - Athletics

Niner Research Post Implementation Review

ITGCs - Student Affairs (Health and Wellbeing)

IT Projects Prioritization (deferred from FY 2022)


Audits / Reviews of Internal Controls

Internal Control Testing


Performance/Operational Audits and/or Reviews

Enrollment Management (Undergrad Admissions)

Library - Admin Review

Facilities Management - Warehouses

Human Resources - Admin Review

EHSO - Fire Marshal's Report - Remediation

Building Access - follow-up audit


Compliance Audits

Football Attendance Verification

NCAA Compliance - Travel Expenses


Consulting Engagements

National Science Foundation (NSF) Audit - oversight and remediation

Office of Diversity & Inclusion - new office review



As needed


Special Assignments

Monitor Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

External Quality Assessment Review of Internal Audit

Annual Risk Assessment and Create Internal Audit Plan


The plan is flexible, which allows for adjustments as necessary in response to institutional priority shifts, timing contingencies and special project requests. Senior management and the ACERM Committee approve changes to the plan.

The goal of the Internal Audit Department is to help the University accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of governance, risk management and internal control processes.  For information about the audit process, refer to the FAQ page on the Internal Audit Department website.