Accomplishments

May 2010 Silver Knighton Award Winner as Recognized by the National Association of Local Government Auditors The National Association of Local Government Auditors awarded the Pinal County Office of Internal Audit the Silver Knighton Award, in the small shop category, for its 2009 Fairgrounds Audit Report. The Knighton Awards (Gold, Silver, and Bronze) are presented in three categories (small, medium and large shops) for the best performance audit reports completed during the preceding year. In determining the award winners, judges consider the audit scope; potential for significant impact; persuasiveness of conclusions; focus of the recommendations on effective and efficient government; clarity and conciseness; and innovation.
May 2009 Bronze Website Award Winner as Recognized by the National Association of Local Government Auditors The National Association of Local Government Auditors awarded the Pinal County Office of Internal Audit the Bronze Award, in the small shop category, for its website. The Website Award is presented to recognize audit organizations with outstanding websites and encourage audit shops to improve and expand their websites. The award to Pinal County Office of Internal Audit was based on the website’s usability, accessibility, content and uniqueness.  Judges also commented on the strong concept for fraud reporting, noting the website’s access to the SilentWhistle web reporting system.