We offer a full range of services to assist you with managing the financial aspects of your federal, provincial, or municipal government.


1000+ Audits completed for Government agencies and departments.

Compliance Audit

  • Recipient audits

Internal Audit

  • Program performance audits
  • Control framework audits
  • Value for money audits

Contract Cost Audit

  • Contract compliance

Lease Audit

  • Lease compliance

Forensic Audit

  • Special investigations
  • Forensic investigations
  • Fraud risk assessments

Financial Statement Audit

  • Audits, review engagements, compilations


Litigation Support

  • Expert financial support
  • Expert witness support
  • Arbitration/ mediation support
  • Business interruption claims
  • Loss/damages quantification

Advisory Services

  • Financial oversight frameworks
  • Financial controls
  • CFO certifications
  • Due diligence reviews
  • Fund Administration

Government Contracting Vehicles

  • PASS supply arrangement (streams 1, 5, 8)
  • Temporary help services (THS)
  • Professional services (PS) online

Welch has many years of experience working with clients in the public sector. We understand the responsibilities, sensitivity, and accountability issues that are involved with audits and advisory projects related to public funds. We have performed over 1,000 audits for government agencies and departments across Canada and in over 25 countries abroad. This experience enables us to provide relevant solutions to our public sector clients.

Our familiarity with the legislative environment of the public sector, as well as our work with government departments and agencies, has provided us with an in-depth understanding of major public sector legislation and publications including The Financial Administration Act, Receiver General Directives/Bulletins, Updates to the Public Accounts Manuals, the Appropriation Act, and Treasury Board Guidelines for audits and reporting.

Find out how our government group can help you!