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Audit and Oversight

A proper audit function is considered a best practice and helps to reduce business risks by ensuring ongoing compliance with policies, procedures, and the safeguarding of assets. An audit function also enhances accountability and transparency.  Respective audit reports can be found using the links provided below.

Outsourced Internal Audit Reports 

  • As part of the City's efforts to promote greater independence, openness, transparency and accountability of the audit function, Council authorized the outsourcing of the internal audit function. Internal audit supports both Council and administration in achieving their goals, strategic objectives and legislated responsibilities. Internal audit is responsible for assisting Council in holding itself and its administrators accountable for the quality of stewardship over public funds and for achievement of value for money in municipal operations.

Annual External Audit Reports

  • Section 296 of the Municipal Act requires that all municipalities undertake an annual audit of their accounts and that the external auditor express an opinion on the financial statements based on the audit. The external auditor for the City of Windsor is the firm of KPMG LLP, Chartered Accountants (KPMG).

Mailing Address:

Finance Department
350 City Hall Square West - Suite 410
Windsor, ON  Canada   N9A 6S1

For general information, call 311.
For detailed inquiries, call (519) 255-6100 ext. 6477 or fax (519) 255-7310.

The Concerned Citizen/Concerned Employee Hotline is also available.