Office of Audits is comprised of two teams: the financial and contract audit team, and the information technology and administration audit team. OIG audits provide independent assessments of WMATA programs and operations that help to reduce waste, abuse, and mismanagement and to promote economy and efficiency. OIG Contract Audit provide professional advice on accounting and financial matters to assist in the negotiation, award, administration, re-pricing and settlement of contracts. OIG also oversees audit work done by outside audit firms on behalf of OIG. Our staff is comprised of auditors with educational backgrounds and degrees in accounting, finance, and information systems. Most of the staff have professional certifications as accountants, internal auditors, fraud examiners, and information systems auditors.

What We Audit

  • Performance audits of WMATA administrative and program operations
  • Contract audits to determine if WMATA is obtaining goods and services at a fair and reasonable price
  • Financial audits, including the annual financial statement audit to assess whether WMATA’s financial statements are accurate, complete, and fairly presented