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October 16, 2019

Please join us in welcoming Jennifer Jones back to the Chancellor’s Office as the Associate Director for Audit and Advisory Services as of October 1st.  Jennifer has been with the campus for the past ten years, first as a principal auditor in Audit and Advisory Services, and most recently as manager of Contracts and Grants Accounting in the Controller's Office.  Prior to her time with UC Berkeley, she was an audit manager at Genentech and at Deloitte, where she led teams and was responsible for engagements across a broad range of organizations and processes.  We are very excited that

January 10, 2019

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Dear faculty and staff,

I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Jaime Jue as the campus’s director of audit, investigations, and risk. Jaime has served in this position on an interim basis since this past July, and began his permanent appointment on January 1, 2019.

July 16, 2018

Given today’s technological advances, working remotely is possible allowing for a balance of UC’s operational goals and employees’ personal preferences and demands.  When UC employees work, including telecommuting, in other jurisdictions i.e.

June 20, 2018

Please join me in wishing Chief Audit and Risk Executive Wanda Lynn Riley a fond farewell after over a decade of exemplary and dedicated service to UC Berkeley. Effective July 6, 2018, she will leave the University to return home to Atlanta, Georgia to join Georgia State University as the Chief Audit Officer and Director of Auditing and Advisory Services.

June 19, 2018

What you should know:

The employment of near relatives in the same department may only be permitted when such concurrent employment serves the best interests of the University. To avoid a conflict of interest, an employee may not participate in the process of reviewing or decision-making on any matter concerning the appointment, promotion, salary, retention, termination, or other management decisions or personnel related decisions regarding a near relative. Prior approval by the Chancellor is required when near relatives would have:

May 25, 2018

What should you know:

The University’s name, including department names and abbreviations, seal, logos, designs, and other identifying trademarks are assets of the University that reflect quality and excellence. Inappropriate use of these assets could reflect negatively on the institution. Regulation and enforcement measures help to protect the integrity and identity of UC Berkeley, while at the same time promoting the University's core mission of teaching, research, and public service

May 24, 2018

What you should know:

May 9, 2018

UC Compliance Alert, April 2018

Discrimination, Harassment, and Affirmative Action in the Workplace  

Effective February 14, 2018, this policy has undergone the following changes:

May 8, 2018

UC Compliance Alert, April 2018

Unmanned Aircraft System (Drone) Policy:  The purpose of this Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Policy is to establish University oversight and minimum record-keeping  requirements for UAS,  commonly known as drones and includes Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) and model aircraft. This policy requires that all UC UAS operations perform in a manner that mitigates risks to safety, security, and privacy, and ensures  compliance  with  all  applicable  laws.

July 21, 2017

Compliance Alert, UC Office of Ethics, Compliance and Audit Services, July 2017

To provide greater transparency towards the progress the University of California is making in implementing the California State Auditor’s recommendations, the Office of the President has created the UCOP Audit Implementation Plan website. The site will track the progress made on all 33 recommendations and includes periodic updates provided by the task force convened by UC President Napolitano. Some areas of focus include

August 12, 2016

Congratulations to Yvonne Ramos from Campus Shared Services – the winner of our drawing for a UCB seal-etched drinking glass. Yvonne’s name was selected from those who responded to latest Bridging the Gap topics survey. We would like to thank the over 100 faculty and staff who completed our survey to provide feedback on topics for this year’s Bridging the Gap sessions.

September 21, 2015

Audit and Advisory Services wrapped up the 2014-2015 program year on June 10 and we are looking forward to a new year with a new regular day and time. Our first two sessions are open for registration in the UC Learning Center.

March 30, 2015

Below is a list of the most recently posted publicly available audit reports issued by our office. To access the reports, visit the UC Reporting Transparency website located at http://reportingtransparency.universityofcalifornia.edu/ and click on the Internal Audit Reports link.

September 30, 2014

Below is a list of the most recently posted publicly available reports issued by our office.To access the reports, visit the UC Reporting Transparency website located at http://reportingtransparency.universityofcalifornia.edu/ andclick on the Internal Audit Reports link.

September 22, 2014

Are you grappling with an ethical dilemma? Trying to understand the latest new policies? Looking for a sounding board for a new idea, process, or project? Want to know if someone else has solved an issue you are struggling through today. Can’t figure out who to call? Would you like to ask an auditor a question without drawing attention to yourself or unit? Come and ask the auditor on October 16, or just listen in as others ask the auditor. We will share practical solutions for every day questions.

April 18, 2014

The University of California makes audit reports issued by Audit and Advisory Services available to the public via the UC Reporting Transparency website located at http://reportingtransparency.universityofcalifornia.edu/. To access the reports, click on the Internal Audit Reports link. Below is a list of the most recently posted publicly available reports issued by our office in FY 2013-2014:

February 5, 2014

Audit and Advisory Services’ planning for our FY 2015 service plan has started and we are gathering information to help us assess current risks on campus through interviews with campus management and various groups. However, as one of our five campus operating principles states: We are Accountable to Each Other. Therefore, if you would like to provide information for our risk assessment, please contact Chief Audit Executive Wanda Lynn Riley at wlriley@berkeley.edu or 642-8293.

February 4, 2014

Please join Audit and Advisory Services in welcoming: Ian Roberts-Clarke, Senior Auditor, has over 9 years of auditing experience in government and private industry. He received an MBA from Howard University. Dorothy Lipari, Principal Auditor, has over 13 years of auditing experience most recently in the health care industry. She received her bachelor’s in Business Administration from San Francisco State University. She is also a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor.

June 17, 2013

Audit and Advisory Services would like to express our appreciation to all those who participated in our “Bridging the Gap” information sharing series. Your support has helped make this program a success connecting campus thought leadership with faculty and staff. We would especially like to acknowledge our presenters for FY 2012-13 and the four “bedrock” individuals who attended at least 6 of our 10 sessions:

March 6, 2013

Audit and Advisory Services is pleased to announce that the spring "Bridging the Gap" information sharing sessions are now available for registration. The "Bridging the Gap" program brings together faculty and staff with University thought leadership to discuss emerging and hot button issues, to foster an open exchange, as well as to inform decision-makers.

The dates, topics, and scheduled presenters for the upcoming sessions are as follows: