Internal Audit Department Report Awarded Exemplary Knighton Award in the Small Shop Category.
DENTON, TX, April 17, 2023 - A 2022 Exemplary Knighton Award for best performance audit in the small shop category has been awarded to City of Denton, Internal Audit Department by the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA). The Award will be presented virtually to the audit shop during ALGA’s annual conference on May 8, 2023.
The report, Audit of Wastewater System Operations: Reclamation was judged on several key elements, such as the potential for significant impact, the persuasiveness of the conclusions, the focus on improving government efficiency and effectiveness, and its clarity and conciseness.
The judges found the audit topic unique, the findings well supported, the recommendations practical to implement, and the report clearly written with a well-balanced tone. Notably, each finding concluded with a “Why It Matters” section providing context on the importance of both the process examined and the audit work performed.
Each year, local government audit organizations from around the U.S. and Canada submit their best performance audit reports for judging. The purpose of the competition is to improve government services by encouraging and increasing levels of excellence among local government auditors. Judges from peer organizations determined that this audit was among the best of 2022.
The Association of Local Government Auditors is a national audit association founded in 1985 committed to supporting and improving local government auditing through advocacy, collaboration, education, and training, while upholding and promoting the highest standards of professional ethics.