Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO) Advisory Board Terms of Reference

The Advisory Board is responsible for providing objective and impartial advice to the Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) to assist him in the discharge of his functions and works in partnership with the Comptroller and Auditor General and the Senior Management Team. The Board scrutinises the work of the NIAO in the five areas of strategic clarity, commercial sense, talented people, results focus and management information, as set out in ‘Corporate governance in central government departments: Code of good practice NI 2013’ issued by DoF, with the objective of providing constructive challenge. It also scrutinises and advises on Office finances on an ongoing basis.