Accounts, Finance, Evaluation and IT

Accounts, Finance, Evaluation and IT  – Functions and Services

  • Management of the Department’s financial resources
  • Management of the Department’s financial systems and the relationship with external shared service providers.
  • Annual Estimates for the Department’s Vote and monitoring of Departmental expenditure.
  • Preparation of annual Appropriation Accounts and liaison with the Comptroller and Auditor General in respect of same.
  • Issuing guidance on procurement and preparation of the Department’s return under Circular 40/02.
  • Managing Value for Money Reviews and Focussed Policy Assessments.
  • Coordination of the Department’s Quality Assurance process in line with the requirements of the Public Spending Code.
  • Management and maintenance of the Department’s IT infrastructure, systems and services, including matters relating to the Department’s corporate web presence and developmental support in relation to other Departmental websites.
  • Development and implementation of governance arrangements for IT shared service services as necessary.

Accounts, Finance, Evaluation and IT  – Accessing our Services

Contact details for the Accounts, Finance, Evaluation and IT  Unit can be found at https://www.chg.gov.ie/about/contact/

Accounts, Finance, Evaluation and IT  – Classes of Records Held

  • Annual Estimates and Appropriation Accounts.
  • Department of Finance Sanctions.
  • Correspondence with Department of Finance in relation to expenditure and other finance matters.
  • VFM reports, quality assurance reports on capital grant projects etc.
  • Process Audit Forms, details of external contracts over €25,000, consultancy records, Circular 40/02 returns etc.
  • IT systems and user account information.
  • IT networks and security topology and configuration data.
  • Website configuration records.
  • Financial and administrative records in respect of the IT Unit.
  • Records in respect of IT procurements.
  • Records relating to interactions on IT sanctions and authorisations.

IT Policy and business planning documentation.

















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