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We promote good governance, transparency, accountability and probity in Ghana’s public financial management system by auditing to recognized international standards and reporting our audit results and recommendations to Parliament.
Our vision is to become a world class Supreme Audit Institution, delivering professional, excellent and cost-effective auditing services.
Profile of Department
Central Government Audit Department (CGAD)
The CGAD, has the primary responsibility for the audit of all the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of Central Government, including Ghana’s foreign missions abroad. For this purpose, the Audit Service has offices in most MDAs in Accra. At the Regional and District levels, audits of MDAs are carried out by our offices located in those regions and districts.
Commercial Audit Department (CAD)
The CAD is responsible for the audit of Public Boards, Corporations, the Bank of Ghana, tertiary and other Statutory Institutions.
Educational Institutions and District Assemblies (EIDA)
EIDA is responsible for the audit of the following entities:
All Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies.
Pre-University public Educational Institutions.
Performance Audits Department (PAD)
This department is made up of three sections, namely:
Special Funds Audit, and
Information Technology Audit
Section 13(e) of the Audit Service Act 2000, (Act 584) mandates the Auditor General to audit programs and activities of public offices with due regard to economy, efficiency and effectiveness in the use of resources.
Finance and Administration (F&A)
This department provides support services to all audit staff across the country. It is made up of the following units:
Training and Human Resource Development
There are other units which come directly under the Auditor-General’s office such as Internal Audit, Legal, Public Affairs, Quality Assurance, Parliamentary and Planning, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Unit
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