Financial Maturity Report

Financial Management Maturity Model: A Good Practice Guide

This report presents a model — the financial management maturity model — which can be used to assess and identify opportunities for improvement in financial management practices in public sector organisations. The model describes practices and awareness of financial management and relates them to the outcomes organisations might expect.


Effectiveness of Audit Committees

Effectiveness of Audit Committees – The role of the audit committee has developed significantly in the Irish public sector in recent years. This extract from Special Report 87 – Effectiveness of Audit Committees in State Bodies sets out a ‘good practice model’ in relation to the operation of audit committees and how they can evaluate their effectiveness.