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Office of the New York State Comptroller

Internal Control Task Force

Organization & Staffing Workgroup

Guidance on staffing levels for agency internal audit units

This subcommittee establishes minimum staffing guidelines for internal audit units. This effort includes research on benchmark data from private industry and other governments, as well as analysis of potential variation in staffing requirements by factors such as agency size, funding source, operational complexity and/or service sector. Analysis identifies best practices where agencies provided substantial coverage with lesser levels of personnel resources. Study findings are shown here .

Contact Us: ICTF@osc.state.ny.us