The Internal Audit Service conducts General Audit of Regional Offices-Financial Management System on November 16-25, 2022. The Entry Conference was held on November 16, 2022 at the DENR I Social Hall, DENR Regional Office I, Sevilla, San Fernando City, La Union.

Photo2 Region 1 IAS News webRegion I Regional Executive Director Atty. Crizaldy M. Barcelo, together with Assistant Regional Director for Management Services Engr. Raymundo C. Gayo welcomed the Director of Internal Audit Service and Internal Auditors of Operations Audit Division during the blended Entry Conference.

Internal Service Audit Director Vicente B. Tuddao, Jr. presented the coverage of the audit to be subjected to audit. The schedule of the audit proper were as follows: Regional Office and PENRO La Union (November 16-17, 2022); PENRO Ilocos Sur, CENRO Bantay and CENRO Tagudin (November 18-21, 2022); and, PENRO Pangasinan, CENRO Alaminos and CENRO Dagupan (November 22-25, 2022).

The audit team is composed of Internal Auditors from Operations Audit Division, headed by Lead Auditor/ OIC, Chief Mabel F. Coloma and Guest Auditor from KISS-NIMD was also invited to join the audit.

Internal Audit Service is responsible in conducting audit in order to determine the compliance of DENR Offices and its field units on the established Internal Controls in order to safeguard assets, compliance to rules and regulations, adherence to management policies, check the accuracy and reliability of accounting data, and ensure efficiency, effectiveness, ethical and economic of equations.