MANILA CITY – The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) Central and Regional officials and employees participated in the Rosehall Management Consultants, Inc. virtual training on Internal Audit Fundamentals, based on ISO 19011:2018, held last 14 September 2022 via Zoom.  

The said virtual training familiarized the participants with auditing principles and requirements of effective internal audits and preparation of internal audit activities based on ISO 19011:2018 Guidelines.  

The BLGF officials and employees who completed the said training and were officially included in the Internal Quality Audit Team of the BLGF Quality Management System (QMS) Core Team are Mr. Ricardo L. Bobis, Jr., Director II of LGU Operations Service, Ms Brenda L. Miranda, OIC Director of Local Fiscal Policy Service (LFPS), Ms Ma. Florizelda A. Enriquez, OIC Director of Administrative, Financial, and Management Service (AFMS), Ms Erwina Grace P. Morales, OIC Regional Director of BLGF Regional Office CAR, Ms Divina M. Corpuz, Regional Director of BLGF Regional Office III, Ms Geriebeth G. Dela Torre, Regional Director of BLGF Regional Office IV-A, Atty. Menilba M. Nicolas, Acting Regional Director of BLGF Mimaropa, Ms Melcy M. Baluyan, Chief of Administrative Division, Ms Anabelle C. Garrido, Chief of Project Execution Management Division (PEMD), Ms Elsa S. Sucgang, Special Investigator III of Internal Affairs Division (IAD), Mr. Daniel C. Santos, Loan Examiner IV of Local Debt Monitoring and Evaluation Division (LDMED), Mr. Arturo C. Valdemoro, Jr., Administrative Officer V (MAA III) of Financial Management Division (FMD), Ms Rosemarie F. Ferriol, Loan Examiner III of LDMED, Ms Maria Estella R. Nacion, Information Officer III of Information Systems Management Division (ISMD), Mr. Radel S. Vergara, Financial Analyst III of BLGF Regional Office IV-A, Mr. Dennis T. Cunag, Local Treasury Operations Officer IV of BLGF Mimaropa, Mr. Arafat L. Galo, Local Assessment Operations Officer III, BLGF Regional Office IX, and Ms Josie O. Dulce, Administrative Officer V of BLGF Regional Office XI.  

The BLGF was first certified in December 2019 for its core process “Certification of Net Debt Service Ceiling and Borrowing Capacity for Local Government Units” and passed the First and Surveillance Audits in December 2020 and December 2021, respectively, with re-certification audit to commence in December 2022.