As codified, the responsibilities of the OIG include:

  • Initiating and conducting independent fiscal and management audits, inspections, and investigations of District government operations.
  • Serving as the principal liaison between the District government and the US Government Accountability Office.
  • Conducting other special audits, assignments, and investigations.
  • Annually conducting a performance audit of procurement activities of the District government.
  • Forwarding to the appropriate authorities evidence of criminal wrongdoing that is discovered as the result of any audit, inspection, or investigation conducted by the Office.
  • Entering into a contract with an outside auditor to perform the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) of the District government for the fiscal year.