Internal Audit Unit

INTERNAL AUDIT UNIT

Objective

To provide advisory services to the Accounting Officer on the proper management of Resources.

This Unit will perform the following activities: -

  • Review and report on proper control over the receipt, custody and utilization of all financial resources of the Sector.
  • Review and report on conformity with financial and operational procedures laid down in any legislation or any regulations or instructions for control over the expenditure of the Sector.
  • Review and report on the correct classification and allocation of revenue and expenditure accounts.
  • Develop audit procedures to facilitate compliance with international standards.
  • Review and report on the reliability and integrity of financial and operation data and prepare financial statements and other reports.
  • Review and report on the systems in place used to safeguard assets and verify existence of such assets.
  • Review and reports on operations or programs to ascertain whether results are consistent with established objectives and goals.
  • Review report on the reactions by the management to internal recommendations made by reports and follow-up on the implementations of the recommendations made by the Controller and Audit General.
  • Review and report on the adequacy of controls build into computerized systems in place in the Sector.
  • Prepare and implement Strategic Audit Plans.
  • Conduct performance audits on appraisal of development projects.
  • This Unit will be led by a Chief Internal Auditor.

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