This unit is an essential management tool to ensure effective control and utilization of the Department's financial and material resources. It acts as a watchdog for the Department to ensure that public funds and stores entrusted to it are being properly accounted for and that proper accounting procedures are being adhere to.
"To provide appraisal of resource management and service delivery controls in the Department.”
In order to achieve the above purpose the unit performs the following functions:
- The systematic examination of financial and stores records and transactions.
- The verification of accuracy and authenticity of the accounts supportive documents.
- The monitoring and management of the utilization of Government resources to ensure that the resources are managed with due regard to economy, efficiency, effectiveness, and in conformity with laid down laws, regulations and instructions.
- The production of audit reports on findings and recommendation for submission to the management.