Welcome to Internal Audit & Advisory Services

Internal Audit & Advisory Services is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve Boston University’s operations. It helps the organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined, data-driven approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

Audit Services

Our primary function is to assist University management and the Trustees in achieving the University’s operational, financial, and information technology goals. We have a diverse staff with a wide range of experience in non-profit, healthcare, and higher education industries as well as experience in grant management and accounting. This allows us to provide audit coverage for federal and non-federal research. Our objective is to advise the University on operating in an efficient and cost-effective manner, as well as to provide assurance that University policies and Federal and State regulations are understood and followed.

Consulting & Advisory Services

Our Consulting & Advisory services include:

  • Business process reviews
  • Data analysis
  • Policy and procedure reviews
  • System implementation reviews
  • Special requests

These pages will provide you with information about the services that we offer to the University and what you can expect if a review is conducted in your area. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments.

BU Ethics Hotline
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