Internal Auditing is an independent assessment of an organization. It includes reviewing, measuring, assessment and reporting to top management. Internal Auditing assists management.
Being responsible for work done by adjusting to the prevailing environment, analytical and investigative skill and Integrity - Unbiased, true and fair
A - Accountability
U - Unbiased
D - Dynamic
I - Integrity & Investigation
T - True & Fair
Investigate, observe and tell the right way
Reporting the matters to be corrected to the top management through quality investigation and observation
- Investigating the adherence to the laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures
- Evaluating the quality and efficiency of the staff
- Investigating whether the internal control systems of all transactions of each institution are functioning properly
- Investigating and confirming that suitable security arrangements have been made to protect the assets and properties of each institution under the Central Provincial Council
- Confirm the confidence of the financial statement
- Informing top management about any inappropriate laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures
Rolls and Services
- Looking for the success of preparing and operating of the internal inquiry and administrative system that operates to prevent errors and frauds inside the organization.
- Ensuring the credibility of accounts and other reports and search whether accurate information is provided to prepare a correct financial statement through recognized accounting standards.
- Assess the quality of performance of the staff in fulfilling given responsibilities.
- Inquire how far the assets of the organization is being protected from all kinds of hazards.
- Inquire whether the establishment code, provincial financial ordinances, procedures followed by the Governor, treasury and other circulars and advices are being followed.
- Inquire the success of the internal administrative system for recognising and preventing wastage and unwanted expenses.
- Examine the organisation’s accounting procedure and operations that create some financial expense and see whether the assets and liabilities of the organization are used in an economical and methodical manner.
- Carrying out special investigations as required.
- Representing the Chief Secretary at provincial funds’ accounting committee meetings and parliamentary state accounting committee meetings.
- Reporting the progress and coordinating of audit queries issued by the Auditor-General on various institutions of the provincial council.
- Preparing audit programs for the province each financial year, getting the approval of the Chief Secretary, forwarding to the Auditor-General with a copy to the Governor and directing annual audits according to that program.
- Preparing a trimester report on audit queries based on Accounts Officers and Chief Accounts Officers and presenting to the Governor with copies to the Auditor-General and Chief Secretary before the next quarter ends.
- Introducing new technology, techniques and required knowledge to the staff of Department of provincial audit and district audit offices and organizing training programs continuously.
- Coordinating with inter provincial councils on audit affairs.
- Presenting suggestions, recommendations, and required guidelines to the Accounts Officers and Chief Accounts Officers of institutions with a weak internal administration.
|Provincial Audit Department
Central Provincial Council Complex
|Matale District Audit Office
Public Library Building
|Nuwaraeliya District Audit Office
|Provincial Audit Director
Tel/Fax: +94 812 233134