Department of Auditing

Earl T. Jeter, City Auditor


Confidential, toll-free and online services to report any concerns about fraudulent behavior in City government. Confidential, toll-free and online services to report any concerns about fraudulent behavior in City government.

The City Audit Department assists the Mayor and City Council in the fulfillment of their fiduciary responsibilities by independently examining the City’s internal control systems to determine whether adequate controls exist to help ensure the accomplishment of the City’s objectives in an effective and efficient manner. Those primary objectives are as follows:

  • The City is properly collecting all revenue to which it is entitled and the revenue is adequately safeguarded and properly accounted for.
  • City expenditures are properly authorized, made for legitimate purposes, and properly accounted for.
  • City assets are adequately safeguarded and are periodically reconciled to an independent source.
  • The City is in compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Standards

To provide assurance that the City of Wilmington’s Audit Department operates at a high professional level, the Department adheres to the Government Auditing Standards (the Yellowbook) promulgated by the Comptroller General of the United States. These Standards, referred to as Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards,”pertain to auditors professional qualifications, the quality of audit effort and the characteristics of professional and meaningful audit reports.”

More About the Audit Department

Contact the Audit Department

Mailing Address

City Audit Department
Louis L. Redding City/County Building
800 N. French Street, 5th Floor
Wilmington DE 19801

Phone: (302) 576-2165

Fax: (302) 573-5644

Fraud Hotline: (877) 217-4670


MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS

Visit the American Institute of CPAs website.Visit the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners website.
Visit the Association of Local Government Auditors website.Visit the Institute of Internal Auditors website.