A system of quality control encompasses the Office of Inspector General's (OIG) organizational structure and the policies adopted and procedures established to provide it with reasonable assurance of conforming with The elements of quality control are described in Government Auditing Standards. The OIG is responsible for designing a system of quality controls and complying with it to provide the OIG with reasonable assurance of performing and reporting in conformity with applicable professional standards in all material respects. The OIG's responsibility is to express an opinion on the design of the system of quality control and EEOC OIG's compliance therewith based on our review. The OIG's Audit and Evaluation sections are required to have a peer review of its system of quality controls every three years.
Attached is the FY-2020 EEOC OIG Peer Review conducted by the Appalachian Regional Commission for the OIG Audit Section. Also attached is the "modified external peer review, conducted by the Export-Import Bank of the United States, for the Evaluation Section.
The audit peer review team determined that the OIG audit section's established policies and procedures for the audit function at March 31, 2020, were current and consistent with applicable professional standards as stated and conforming with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book).
The evaluation peer review team determined that the OIG’s evaluation section's internal policies and procedures, as presented in its Manual, generally met the seven Council of Inspector General for Integrity and Efficiency's, Inspection and Evaluation (Blue Book) standards addressed in the modified external peer review.