Representatives of the State Audit Institution (SAI), headed by the President, Dr. Duško Pejović, held a Lecture in Pozarevac regarding past experiences of the SAI in the financial statements audit in local government units for 180 participants from 26 cities and municipalities.
Mayors and Presidents of municipalities, heads of city, and/or municipal administrations, heads of the finance and budget departments, internal auditors and heads of accounting departments, as well as directors of public communal enterprises were presented with past experiences of the SAI in the financial statements audit in local government units. During the lecture, SAI representatives pointed to the most often problems they have encountered when conducting audits. Also, participants had the opportunity to exchange opinions and experiences in their work, discuss ambiguities regarding implementation of laws and bylaws that employees in financial departments of local governments face over the course of their work.
In addition to the SAI President and Auditor General, Dr. Duško Pejović, lecture was also attended by the Supreme State Auditor in the Sector for Auditing Local Authorities' Budgets, Ms. Stojanka Milovanović, and Certified State Auditor in the Sector for Auditing Local Authorities' Budgets, Mr. Danimir Vulinović.
Lecture was organized within the Project titled "Enhancement of Municipal Audit for Accountability and Efficiency in Public Finance Management", funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), implemented jointly by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the State Audit institution.