What we do

PSAA has a responsibility to deliver the following objectives:

  • appointing auditors to all relevant authorities;
  • setting scales of fees, and charging fees, for the audit of accounts of relevant authorities and consulting with relevant parties in relation to those scales of fees;
  • ensuring effective management of contracts with audit firms for the delivery of consistent, quality and effective audit services to relevant authorities;
  • ensuring that public money continues to be properly accounted for and protected;
  • being financially responsible having regard to the efficiency of operating costs and transparently safeguarding fees charged to audited bodies; and
  • leading its people as a good employer, ensuring that it continues to be fit-for-purpose; motivating and supporting its staff; and communicating with them in an open, honest and timely way.