Welcome to birmingham.gov.uk

Welcome to birmingham.gov.uk



Birmingham Audit

Birmingham Audit provides internal audit services, plus advice, guidance and training on a consultancy basis.

Internal Control

  • Assisting with setting up effective internal control arrangements
  • Examining and evaluating existing systems of internal control
  • Examining, evaluating and reporting on the effective use of resources
  • Appraisal of specific areas of control on an ad hoc basis


  • Providing an overview of the effectiveness of the Governing Body / Management Team in ensuring high standards of Corporate Governance.

Risk Management

  • Advising and facilitating the Risk Management Process

Other Services

  • Providing assurance on the effectiveness of non-financial area, for instance compliance with safeguarding guidance and the requirements of the Disclosure and Barring Service
  • Providing advice and guidance via training to managers, staff and governors
  • Offering advice and support on the Schools Financial Value Standard (SFVS)
  • Providing advice and support in detecting and preventing fraud.
  • Assisting in the development of financial procedures.
  • Carrying out computer audit reviews giving assurance on controls to manage IT risks.
  • Supporting ISO and other quality related work.
  • Providing support with VFM issues.

Specific Services for Academies

  • Providing an annual audit assurance and consultancy service to independently test controls systems, transactions and risks and support your external auditor's opinion on regularity
  • Providing consultancy and assurance in a wide number of areas including: Internal Control, Governance and Risk Management.

Contact for Business Enquiries:

Telephone: 0121 303 3869

email: birminghamaudit@birmingham.gov.uk

Birmingham schools and academies can get more information from the Birmingham Audit web pages on the Inline web site.