Internal Controls cultivates a culture of strong financial control and compliance throughout the University through assessment, documentation, testing and monitoring of controls and processes.

What We Do

Annual Self-Assessment of Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting

Each year an assessment is prepared according to the prescribed method of controls testing developed by UNC System Office of Compliance and Audit Services.


The Internal Controls Self-Assessments are developed with the IC Office and each department to assess a unit’s compliance with internal controls. Selected departments will be asked to complete self-assessments as part of the University-wide compliance testing program.

Departments should use these self-assessments as guides for managing important financial controls within their units. We encourage you to periodically review these reports to assess your unit’s compliance with proper internal controls.

Based on a risk assessment or request, identified processes are reviewed, documented and the designed controls tested.

Business Compliance Program (formerly UNC FIT)

The UNC System internal controls program encompasses the development of standards, key performance indicators and monitoring of such while serving to meet the Office of the State Controller and legislative requirements of an internal controls program.

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Personnel are available to conduct presentations that provide internal controls education and updates on recent developments. Training modules, self-assessments, resource listings and other materials are accessible directly from their website. Periodically, webinars are made available that qualify for continuing professional education (CPE).

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Audit Finding Remediation

Responding to and resolving audit findings. In conjunction with Internal Audit and the appropriate business owner, Internal Controls ensures that satisfactory plans are in place to address outstanding audit findings and follow for remediation within a timely basis.

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Campus Box 1225
104 Airport Drive, Suite 3100
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1225

Phone: 919-966-6936
Fax: 919-962-4140

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