City Internal Auditor
City Council Internal Auditor
The city internal auditor is appointed by a majority vote of the city council. The City Charter provides that the city internal auditor shall have access to the books and records of all offices, departments and other agencies of the city, and it shall be the duty of all officers and employees thereof to supply such information and documents concerning the affairs of the city as the internal auditor may request. No director of any department or other officer or employee of the city shall take any action or omit to take any action which in any way prevents the internal auditor from obtaining any records or information under the control of said department.
The Office of the Internal Auditor independently promotes ethical, efficient and effective governance for the citizens of Providence. The Internal Auditor provides the City Council with objective analyses, appraisals, and recommendations for improvements to the city’s budgets, systems and activities.