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In todayâ€™s weekly broadcast of CFOradio, host Lorraine Chilvers interviews Jonnie T. Keith, Assistant General Manager of Internal Audit for MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) (www.itsmarta.com).
Listen as Mr. Keith discusses his role in administering MARTAâ€™s overall audit activities and also his fascination for the internal audit function, the relationship between internal and external auditors, and the rigors of internal audit for a government organization. Jonnie shares his insights and philosophies about leadership and management, and creating a successful internal audit function.
In his AGM of Internal Audit role, Jonnie provides the MARTA Board of Directors, General Manager/CEO, Management, and appropriate government entities with independent analysis, appraisals, and recommendations concerning operational, information technology, and contract compliance audits. Jonnie directs the day-to-day activities for three audit managers, ten auditors, one audit coordinator and one staff assistant. He also is responsible for MARTAâ€™s annual and three-year audit work plan to address MARTA risks.