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Awards

2010 American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Award for Outstanding CPA in Local Government
 2010 American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Award to Dr. Peter Hughes for Outstanding CPA in Local Government

 
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Outstanding Achievement Award - Hubbard Award
2009 Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE) Outstanding Achievement Award - Hubbard Award to Dr. Peter Hughes, CFE



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 2008 Association of Local Government Auditors' (ALGA) Bronze Website Award

Institute of Internal Auditors’ Logo2005 Institute of Internal Auditors’ (IIA) Award for Recognition of Commitment to Professional Excellence, Quality, and Outreach

Director of Internal Audit, Dr. Peter Hughes, CPA

The Orange County Internal Audit Department (IAD) is a world leading, award winning Internal Audit function that is cited as a “Best Practice” model for the auditing profession. We report directly to the OC Board of Supervisors so as to ensure complete organizational independence so critical to being trusted.

Independence

The 07-08 Grand Jury released a report supporting the OC Internal Audit Department reporting directly to the Board of Supervisors. Please see the Press Release, Grand Jury Report, and Responses.

The Creation of The Internal Audit Department

We receive numerous inquires regarding the origins of the OC Internal Audit Department. In response to those questions, provided is a report that contains a summary of the historical events pertaining to the establishment of the OC Internal Audit Department as an independent internal audit function reporting directly to the OC Board of Supervisors. View the report.

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