The Internal Audit Services (IAS) department assists Lab management
at all levels in assessing financial and administrative risks,
and evaluating controls designed to address these risks.
Berkeley Lab Internal Audit function is conducted in accordance
with the internal audit clause in Contract 31 and under the general
guidance of the University of California.
IAS conducts reviews of
administrative systems and controls to enhance compliance with contract
requirements, Lab policies, DOE and government regulations; strengthen
accountability and financial integrity; and assess economy, efficiency,
and effectiveness. IAS also provides external audit coordination with various agencies
in their review of the Lab's financial data and administrative controls.