The purpose is to coordinate and supervise the functions of the unit necessary for provision of operational and value for money audit services on all finances and accounts of the RS in relation to the internal control as a contribution to the proper, efficient and effective utilization of public resources.
To prepare the annual audit plan for approval by the RAS.
To coordinate a continuous examination of financial and accounting systems of the RS in order to check and advice corrective measures on inadequacies, and non - conformity to provisions of government financial regulations and accounting procedures.
To coordinate a continuous audit in respect of revenue collection and ensures that monies collected are banked or otherwise accounted for as per government financial regulations and accounting procedures
To coordinate a continuous audit in respect of all payments to check and balance shortfalls in terms of violation of approved budget, government regulations and accounting procedures
To coordinate a continuous examination on the procurement process in order to ascertain conformity to provisions of Public Procurement Act
To physically coordinate verification for all purchases and ensures that goods purchased and other properties are in safe custody, economically utilized and disposed.
To advise the RAS on ways to enforce compliance to government financial regulations and accounting and procurement procedures in case of observed violation, as well as proper utilization of funds.
To coordinate examination of the values earned against the costs incurred in achieving performance outputs by comparing on one hand the actual performance with the expected performance, and on the other hand the actual costs with the target costs.
To issue sufficiently quickly financial control/audit reports to RAS to enable relevant action(s) to be taken.
To coordinate special investigations in accordance with annual audit plan and
To participate in identifying capacity building, training and development opportunities for staff found with capacity gaps and training needs.