Office of Audits
The Office of Audits’ mission is to add value by providing timely, cost effective, professional, and useful products and services to our clients and stakeholders. This Office’s ultimate goal is to help improve GSA, while simultaneously protecting the integrity of its operations. The Office accomplishes its mission by identifying and reporting on the challenges facing GSA management. In fulfilling its mission, the Office relies on an open flow of communication with all of its customers. As the Office of Audits performs its work, it will continue to foster a professional relationship with its customers and recognize its mutual interest in helping GSA improve its operations and accomplish its goals.
The Office of Audits focuses its audit efforts on key aspects of GSA programs and operations. In particular, the Office examines procurement issues facing the Agency, as well as GSA’s asset management and use of technology. The Office also provides contract audit services to assist GSA contracting officials in carrying out their procurement responsibilities and obtaining the best value for federal customers and the American taxpayer. Furthermore, this Office provides oversight of the annual audit of GSA’s financial statements and GSA’s information technology security program for Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) compliance.
The Office works with Congress and its Committees, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, and other parties on GSA-specific and government-wide issues. Finally, this Office provides: audit, advisory, and analytical services; prompt answers to questions and testimony; and other professional advice.