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City of Burlington Names New City Auditor

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*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington.

Burlington, Ont. — July 14, 2021 — The City of Burlington is pleased to announce Maciej Jurczyk has been appointed as the City Auditor starting August 16. The City Auditor reports directly to the Audit Committee, a standing committee of Burlington Council. The Audit Committee is comprised of both City Council members and citizen members, of which three members were directly involved in this hiring process.

Maciej brings over 20 years of internal audit and organizational performance experience.  He has worked in both the public and private sectors. More recently, Maciej was with the City of Brampton in various audit and business improvement capacities as well as Director Internal Control & Organizational Performance for Niagara Region. Maciej was a member of the City of Burlington Audit Committee for four years as well as a member of the Halton Region Joint Audit Compliance Committee.

“We are pleased to welcome Maciej Jurczyk to the City.  He has an extensive background in internal audit, continuous improvement and organizational performance.  I know that his experience combined with his leadership and people skills will enable him to foster a solid working relationship Council and Audit Committee members, management and staff.  I look forward to seeing Maciej settle into the position on August 16.” — Sheila Jones, Executive Director of Strategy, Risk & Accountability, City of Burlington

“The addition of Maciej Jurczyk in the City Auditor role is an important step in supporting all stakeholders in strengthening Burlington’s best-in-class key internal functions. As a respected finance leader with strong interpersonal skills we welcome Maciej as he works towards achieving the City’s goals and objectives. On behalf of the Audit Committee, we wish Maciej every success as City Auditor.” — Ward 2 Counc. Lisa Kearns, Audit Committee Chair, City of Burlington

City Auditor role

The Office of the City Auditor is an independent office.  The City Auditor sees the whole of the organization and supports the City in the achievement of its strategic, department and service-oriented goals and objectives.  The work of a City Auditor includes:

  • assessing how risks are managed;
  • providing recommendations to increase the certainty of achieving goals and objectives;
  • looking at operations through a continuous improvement lens to support enhancements; and
  • advising and consulting management and staff during the development of new opportunities and projects to enhance internal controls and minimize risk.

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*Posted by John Bkila, Mayor’s Media and Digital Communications Specialist

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