Dept 52 - Audit Authority

The department is the auditor for EU assistance provided to the Czech Republic under the Structural Funds, the Cohesion Fund and the European Fisheries Fund. It manages auditors who are delegated by the Audit Department to perform its work...

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The department plays the role of AA for EU assistance funding provided to the Czech Republic as the instruments of individual EU policies, the cohesion policy and the CFP (Common Fisheries Policy) during the different programming periods. It acts as AA for the European structural and investment funds (with the exception of the EAFRD) during the 2014 – 2020 programming period and the CF and EFF during the 2007 – 2013 programming period. It acts as AA in issues relating to financing allocated to the general programme entitled “Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows” and the 2009 – 2014 EEA and Norway Grants. It acts as AA and performs the functions of an independent auditor for AMIF and FVB during the 2014 - 2020 programming period. It performs the functions of an independent auditor for programmes co-financed from the ERDF, ESF, CF and EMFF. Before submitting the first payment request to the EC, the department prepares a report and a statement, which provides the basis for the designation of the managing authorities and certifying body. It drafts guidelines for the performance of audits carried out by the AA and complies with reporting obligations in relation to EU and national bodies in accordance with EU regulations. It prepares draft legislation at both the national and the EU level for the activities of the AA. It prepares a strategy for a system of audits of funds provided under the cohesion policy. It organises audits at all levels of the implementation of Operational Programmes co-financed from EU funds and verifies the effectiveness of the management and control system for all entities involved in the implementation process. It verifies reported expenditure of EU and public funds on a sample of operations, including audits of financial statements. It carries out activities relating to the issuance of statements on the termination of aid from European structural and investment funds (with the exception of the EAFRD), structural funds, CF, EDF, AMIF and FVB for the 2014 - 2020 programming period, the general programme entitled “Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows” for the 2007 – 2013 programming period and the 2009 – 2014 EEA/Norway Grants. It is responsible for the operational input and administration of data in the ISAA, and, where required, for the modification of the existing IS in line with current methodological guidelines and for data communication between it and other IS. It provides administration for AA projects under the OPTA and manages technical assistance funds for the general programme entitled “Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows” and the 2009 – 2014 EEA and Norway Grants. It is responsible for human resource management within the department and ensures administrative capacity in cooperation with the Personnel Department in accordance with the internal guidelines and the legislation. It organises cooperation with partners within the CR and the EU. It performs tasks arising from membership of international financial control groups / auditor groups. It cooperates with criminal law enforcement authorities regarding issues related to the department’s scope of competence.

Units

  • 5201 - Methodological and legal support of AA and audit OP Technical Assistance
  • 5202 - Coordination and audit ETC
  • 5203 - Coordination of ESIF audits
  • 5204 – Audit of OP Transport
  • 5205 – Audit of OP Environment
  • 5206 – Audit of Integrated Regional OP
  • 5207 – Audit of OP Enterprise and Innovation for Competitiveness
  • 5208 – Audit of OP Research, Development and Education
  • 5209 – Audit of OP Employment and OP Prague – Growth Pole of the Czech Republic
  • 5210 – Audit of OP Fisheries and other programmes