Internal Audit Unit

The Internal Audit Unit (IAU) is an organic unit at Directorate level, reporting directly to the Minister of National Economy and Finance. The operational objectives of the Unit are the following:

  1. The systematic monitoring and control of the activities of the service units of the Ministry and the entities supervised by it, with the aim of supporting the political leadership to achieve the strategic goals and to take measures, where necessary.
  2. The identification and effective investigation of cases of corruption of employees of the Ministry of Finance and of the entities supervised by it, and of the employees of Legal Entities whose purposes include the management of the private property of the State.
  3. The proposal to the Minister of Finance to issue a decision to set up a special workshop of paragraphs 1 and 2 of article 39 of Law 1914/1990 (A΄ 178).
  4. Ensuring the effectiveness and compatibility of the information systems of the Ministry of Finance and their alignment with the national strategy for electronic government.
  5. The evaluation of the operation of the Ministry of Finance and the activities of its services based on the principles of sound fiscal management.

The Internal Control Unit is structured in three Departments:

  • Department A’ – Planning & Conducting Internal Audits
  • Department B’ – Internal Investigations & Investigation of Complaints
  • Department C’ – Internal Investigations & Investigation of Complaints
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