The mission of the Fermilab Internal Audit Service is to serve as an independent and objective resource for conducting audits and providing guidance regarding internal controls.

Our Vision

Use leading auditing practices to continually improve the quality of compliance and advisory services provided to our customers.

Our Commitment to Quality

The Institute of Internal Auditors selected Fermilab’s Internal Audit Office to receive the IIA’s Commitment to Quality Improvement Award. The award recognizes internal auditing departments committed to improving the quality of their internal auditing function in the areas of professional excellence, quality of service and professional outreach. Fermilab’s Internal Audit Office was one of only three auditing departments worldwide to receive the award during June 2001. The IIA serves approximately 93,000 members in internal auditing, governance, internal control, information technology audit and education worldwide.

Internal Audit Charter

Fermi Research Alliance LLC’s (FRA) accounts, records and internal accounting policies and controls are subject to audit. Internal Audit is an independent office that regularly provides reports to management and the Board of Directors Audit Committee. This results in a process to monitor the adequacy, effectiveness and performance of the internal controls and to ensure prudent business practices and compliance with the prime contract between FRA and the Department of Energy.

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For any internal audit questions email Pat Lam, audit services manager