The Public Sector Department is responsible for the preparation and implementation of all engagements related to auditing of the implementation of EU policies and spending of EU funds under the Operational programmes, PHARE, ISPA (including in the fields of agriculture, rural development, fisheries, environment, climate, health, food, transport, energy, public policy, regional and territorial development, social inclusion, tourism, financial instruments, public sector governance, fraud indicators detection, etc.), Bulgarian-Swiss Cooperation Programme, the EEA Grants and Norway Grants, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, projects financed with EBRD loans, etc.
Our experts possess a broad experience in the performance of audit services for providing reasonable assurance as to the effectiveness and efficiency of risk management, control and governance processes, and compliance with laws, policies and procedures at the State Institutions of the Republic of Bulgaria (Ministries and Municipalities) and some foreign embassies on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, certification audits, performance audits, compliance audits, etc.
Given the diverse nature and high complexity of public sector services, the experts of the department work closely with other departments at Grant Thornton Bulgaria.
The portfolio of the assurance services include the following:
- Auditing of projects financed by EU funds or other programmes (internal and external);
- Certification audits;
- Performance audits;
- Compliance audits;
- System audits;
- Verifications, etc.
The portfolio of the consulting services include the following:
- Legal analyzes;
- Assessments of the efficiency, effectiveness and economy of operations;
- Functional analyzes, etc.