(a) The board shall cause an annual financial and compliance audit of the assets managed by the board to be made by a certified public accounting firm which has a minimum staff of ten certified public accountants and which is a member of the American institute of certified public accountants and, if doing business in West Virginia, a member of the West Virginia society of certified public accountants. The financial and compliance audit shall be made of the board's books, accounts and records with respect to its receipts, disbursements, investments, contracts and all other matters relating to its financial operations. Copies of the audit report shall be furnished to the governor, state treasurer, state auditor, president of the Senate, speaker of the House of Delegates, council of finance and administration and consolidated public retirement board.
(b) The board shall produce monthly financial statements for the assets managed by the board and cause them to be delivered to each member of the board and the executive secretary of the consolidated public retirement board as established in sections one and two, article ten-d, chapter five of this code and to the executive director of the workers' compensation commission as administrator of the workers' compensation fund and coal-workers' pneumoconiosis fund as provided in section one-b, article one, chapter twenty-three of this code and section one, article three of said chapter and section seven, article four-b of said chapter.
(c) The board shall deliver in each quarter to the council of finance and administration and the consolidated public retirement board a report detailing the investment performance of the 401(a) plans.
(d) The board shall cause an annual audit of the reported returns of the assets managed by the board to be made by an investment consulting or a certified public accounting firm meeting the criteria set out in subsection (a) of this section. The board shall furnish copies of the audit report to the governor, state treasurer, state auditor, president of the Senate, speaker of the House of Delegates, council of finance and administration and consolidated public retirement board.
(e) The board shall provide any other information requested in writing by the council of finance and administration.
(f) All statements and reports with respect to participant plans required in this section shall be available for inspection by the members and beneficiaries and designated representatives of the participant plans.