To be trusted and innovative audit provider to the Province of Davao del Sur and to its stakeholders.

To help the Provincial Government of Davao del Sur accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

The PIASO, in overseeing the management controls and operations performances of the provincial offices, commits to genuine public service, and as an enabling partner of good governance in appraising the internal control system within the organization to determine the degree of compliance with laws, regulations, managerial policies, accountability measures, ethical standards, and contractual obligations.

To uphold this Commitment, we shall:

1. Establish a risk-based plan to determine the priorities of the audit activityย 
ย  -Obtaining knowledge and understanding of every office in the province
ย  -Identifying, evaluating and prioritizing the risks in achieving the organization’s vision, mission and objectives
ย  -Reviewing the adequacy of resources to support the audit plan

2. Conduct internal audit to the determined office
ย  -Determining the control objectivesย 
ย  -Identifying the risk and control designย 
ย  -Risk analysis and evaluation of the adequacy of design
ย  -Provision of audit reports

3. Draw observance to the core principles of an internal auditorย 
ย  -Demonstrates integrity
ย  -Demonstrate competence and due professional care
ย  -Is objective and independent
ย  -Demonstrates quality and continuous improvement
ย  -Communicates effectively
ย  -Provides risk-based assurance
ย  -Is insightful, proactive, and future-focused
ย  -Promotes organizational improvement


Meeting was initiated by the PIASO Head Officer Mrs. Ivy Rosales, CPA together with Atty. Herbert Gonzales and different department heads. 

The PIASO staffs, headed by Mrs. Rosales, facilitated the series of forums with the help of Provincial Head Officers, led by Atty. Gonzales the Provincial Administrator. These forums focused on streamlining the procurement process, which will help canvassers and follow-uppers for the faster and better procurement process.