Internal Control Overview
|Effective:||01/03/11||Approved By: Sr. Associate Vice President for Financial Affairs and Deputy CFO|
For Assistance Contact: Sr. Associate Vice President for Financial Affairs and Deputy CFO
To provide an overview of the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) internal control framework.
The UTS142 assigns direct responsibility to each institution's Financial Reporting Officer to establish internal controls over the preparation of the annual financial report.
Table of Contents
- What is Internal Control?
A. What is internal control?
Internal control is a process, effected by the UT System Board of Regents and UTSA management and other employees, designed to provide reasonable assurance that UTSA's goals and objectives are being accomplished in these areas:
- Operations: Effectiveness and efficiency of operations and safeguarding of assets;
- Reporting: Includes but is not limited to reliability, timeliness and transparency of external and internal financial and non-financial reporting; and
- Compliance with applicable laws, regulations and standards.
The UTSA internal control system is based on a framework comprising the following essential elements:
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|04/29/19||Updates to header and University Guidelines sections; minor editorial changes.|
|03/08/18||Updated UT link references.|
|05/06/16||Updated 'Section A: Definition'.|