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The City of Portland, Oregon

Audit Services

Audits City bureaus and programs for efficiency, effectiveness and equity

1221 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 310, Portland, OR 97204

Strategic Plan 2018-2021


We audit to promote effective, efficient, equitable, and fully accountable 
City government for the public benefit.


Independence   ◊   Impact   ◊   Objectivity   ◊   Innovation   ◊   Civic-mindedness

Goal 1: Issue timely, relevant, impactful audits

Goal 1 Objectives:

• Audit topics that matter.

• Analyze for equitable outcomes.

• Use innovative approaches.

• Improve follow up and reporting on audit recommendations.


Goal 2: Inform audit work by ongoing engagement with the community

Goal 2 Objectives:

• Incorporate community perspectives in our audit work.

• Build ongoing connections to community groups.


Goal 3: Communicate our results and our role

Goal 3 Objectives:

• Create compelling products targeted to specific audiences.

• Develop new ways to communicate audit work to non-traditional audiences.


Goal 4: Strengthen team capacity and job satisfaction

Goal 4 Objectives:

• Ensure staff have the technology and training to do an excellent job.

• Improve project team effectiveness.

• Develop a culture of open, constructive feedback.