Project: Support to Key accountability Institutions in South Sudan
The Request for Proposals (RFP) was issued to the potential providers in September 2012. Subsequently the tenders were received and an evaluation of the proposals was conducted including representatives of the Audit Chamber.
From the six firms invited to bid the tender was awarded to Agrer S.A. of Belgium in consortium with Analysis for Economic Decisions (ADE).
Component 2, the Support to the National Audit Chamber component, covers these activites for the NAC:
Management advice to the NAC
Improving audit capacity
Conducting audit reports
Equipment and software.
Core Fiduciary Systems Support Project - Auding Component
Project: Consultancy Services to National Audit Chamber by the External Audit Agent (EAA)
The Multi-Donor Trust Fund South Sudan (MDTF-SS) project provides auditing, institutional development and capacity building support to the NAC.
See MTDF-SS Core Fiduciary Systems Support Project
Major advances have been made in auditing government financial statements:
FY 2007 and FY 2008 have been presented to the President and tabled before the National assembly
Audit of FY 2009 is complete, management letters issued, and the report awaits printing
Audit of FY 2010 is underway.
The recent achievements include:
formulation and launch of a NAC Strategic Development plan see
recruitment of 70 new recruits
preparation of an Audit Bill (currently awaiting ratification)
Negotiation of improved recurrent and development budget for NAC
Preparation of Audit Manual and training
Preparation of Code of ethics and Code of Conduct, and staff training
Establishment of Training Department and HR Department
Investment in supporting infrastructure
Programme of English language training
Roll-out of NAC audits to state governments
Preparation of NAC accounting statements and independent audit
Acceptance of NAC into INTOSAI and AFROSAI-E.
The current contract has been extended until 31st March 2013.