DIRECTORATE OF GOVERNMNET INTERNAL AUDIT & POLICY COORDINATION
To enhance and protect organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice and insight.
VISION To be a valued resource that continually improves the internal audit profession in the public sector. Under Section 14 and 15 of the State Finance Act, 1991, the Ministry of Finance and Public Enterprise has the responsibility for administering the Internal Audit Activities and issuing guidelines.
To play the function of a ‘Centre of Excellence’, or ‘Central Harmonization Unit’ mandated to develop the profession and provide support to other Government Entities’ internal auditors.;
Encourage a mixed of audit teams (Directorate staff and other Public-Sector staff) working together on audit assignments which would lead to a learning environment and enhanced capacity for audits within the public sector;
Learning from each other would streamline and standardize the approach to implementing effective audit function;
Internal Audit is governed by State Finance Act 1991, IA Charter, IA Code of ethics, IA Manual, and IA Standards.
Developing, promoting and monitoring policies of the public sector internal audit;
Developing and updating the regulatory framework for public sector internal audit and harmonize it with international standards;
Coordinating and/or organizing training programs for public sector internal auditors;
Keeping the internal audit operating procedure manual updated;
Issuing guidelines /working papers on the practical application of the internal audit manual;
Developing of and maintaining a quality assurance improvement program;
Cooperation with international organizations and specialty institutions in the field of public sector internal audit Establish audit committees and Restructuring of IA.
As a coordinating and oversight body, DGIAPC issues internal audit guidelines, coordinates function and monitor and evaluates Internal Audit Activities in OMAs and RCs.
Public Service Internal Auditors Capacity Building