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Effective internal controls empower management to reach the city's goals and objectives by minimizing risks. There are three types of internal controls: preventive, detective, and corrective.
Adequate documents and records
Physical control over assets
Proper record keeping procedures
Segregation of duties
Detective controls include any activity that documents or reveals when an adverse event has occurred, such as:
Independent checks of performance
Monthly reviews of reports
Corrective controls include any activity that resolves or remedies an adverse event.
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