The Internal Control & Accountability Unit is staffed with a Director and four Internal Control Specialists. Before joining the Internal Control & Accountability Unit as Director, Jeanine Kuwik was Minnesota Management & Budget's (MMB) Financial Reporting Supervisor, and prior to that she was a long time Audit Manager with the Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA). Each of the four internal control specialist has a wide variety of audit, internal control, and financial services experiences within state government and the private sector, particularly from the banking industry. These assorted talents and broad experiences of the team provide diverse perspectives on internal control.
10/30/14 Internal Control Roundtable Meeting:
Jamie Majerus, Internal Audit Manager - Judicial Branch will host a meeting of the Internal Control Roundtable on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Minnesota Judicial Center, 25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155, Room MJC230.
11/19/14 Fraud Risk Management Training - 8:00 - 4:30 p.m. (at St. Paul College):
It is estimated that organizations worldwide lose approximately 5 percent of their annual revenues to fraud. This alarming statistic suggests there is a need for a strong anti-fraud stance and proactive, comprehensive approach to combating fraud. As state agencies, boards, and councils increase their focus on risk and as they establish their formal risk assessment programs, they should take the opportunity to consider, enact, and improve measures to detect, deter and prevent fraud. This course will explain how agency management and staff can integrate anti-fraud initiatives into their risk management and risk assessment programs to:
This course is being offered by the MMB Internal Control and Accountability Unit in partnership with the ACFE as part of the November 16-22, 2014 International Fraud Awareness Week. Pre-registration is required and is only open to state employees. To register, go to SEMA4 Self-Service - Learning. If you have questions or would like more information on this training opportunity, contact Mike Thone.
|Jeanine Kuwik||MBA, CPA, CISA - Internal Control & Accountability Director||651-201-8148|
|Heidi Henry||CCSA - Internal Control Specialist||651-201-8078|
|Jo Kane||MBA, CPA - Internal Control Specialist||651-201-8174|
|Mike Thone||CFE - Internal Control Specialist||651-201-8132|
|Brennan Coatney||Internal Control Specialist (Currently on Active Military Duty)|
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