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The objectives of the Audit Department are as follows:

  • To determine the integrity of State’s Public Audit process through the application of Internationally Accepted Public Sector Auditing Standards
    • All work plans, working papers and reports must demonstrate compliance with International Public Sector Auditing Standards
  • Raise awareness of financial management and auditing issues through the publication of high quality, accurate and timely audit reports
    • Produce an annual audit report on the financial statements within eight (8) months of the year’s end
    • Produce one (1) best practice report on a general issue of financial management containing practical advice on system improvements
    • Produce at least one (1) Value-For-Money Audit report during the financial year
  • Improve the system and processes of Public Sector Financial Management by providing justification and realistic recommendation
    • Produce quarterly reports with recommendations to Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Departments