The auditor for the region is appointed by the Regional Finance Manager.
The role of the Auditor is to:
- Audit the accounts annually at the financial year end.
- The auditors appointed, if not from a commercial firm, should be experienced members of staff with the necessary knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures and controls.
- Required to issue an unqualified/qualified certificate regarding the outcome of the accounts.
- Recommend improvements in financial control etc if necessary.