Financial Memorandum and Internal Audit

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Dear Edinburgh Napier University,

According to the Financial Memorandum between HEIs and the Scottish
Funding Council The head of internal audit (for each institution)
must produce an annual report for the governing body on its
activities during the year. The report must include an opinion on
the adequacy and effectiveness of the institution’s risk
management, internal control, and governance. The report must be
presented to the institution’s audit committee and a copy sent to
SFC.

1. Please therefore tell me who is/was the Head of Internal Audit
for the years 2006-2014 in each of those years?
2. Who is the current Head of Internal Audit?
3. Please provide copies of the Head of Internal Audit’s annual
report for each of the above years as presented to the audit
committee and SFC
4. The Financial Memorandum also states that ‘The institution must
have in place an effective internal audit service. The operation
and conduct of the internal audit service must conform to the
professional standards of the Chartered Institute of Internal
Auditors’. Please provide details of how the Internal Audit Service
is set up to conform to this requirement. Please tell me the names
of all the members of the Audit Service currently and in each of
the years in question.
5. Please provide details of the qualifications of the Head of
Internal Audit and members of the Internal Audit Service , and
particularly if in each case they are members of, or hold
qualifications from, the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors.

Yours faithfully,

Bob Gould

Freedom of Information, Edinburgh Napier University

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FOI 076-15

 

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Freedom of Information, Edinburgh Napier University

FOI 076-15

 

Dear Mr Gould,

 

Thank you for your information request dated 25 May 2015 requesting
information relating to the Internal Audit Service of the University.

 

Edinburgh Napier University does not have an ‘in-house’ Internal Audit
Service or department, this function is contracted out. At present the
service is provided by Scott Moncrieff, and as the service is outsourced
we are unable to provide the information you have requested which relates
to an internally provided service.

 

Please find below the names of the service providers for the dates you
have requested:

2004- Deloitte Touche

2005- 2009- Henderson Loggie

2009-2013- Deloitte

2013- present- Scott Moncrieff

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

Governance Services

Room 5.B.18 Sighthill Campus

Edinburgh

EH11 4BN

(: 0131 455 6257
Fax: 0131 455 6269

www.napier.ac.uk

Edinburgh Napier University is a registered Scottish charity. Registration
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