Shanghai Jing'an District Audit Bureau is established as a department of the Jing'an District People’s Government in accordance with the provisions of the Notice on the General Office of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee and the General Office of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government Issuing “The Organization Structuring Scheme for the District-Level Institutions in Shanghai Jing'an District” (HWBNo.3).
(I) Main Responsibilities
1 Implement the policies, laws, regulations and rules about audit work, drafting based on studies institutions and methods for audit work, formulating and organizing the implementation of audit development planning and annual audit plans on the basis of Jing'an District's actual conditions.
2 Report audit information to the district government and the municipal audit bureau and inform departments concerned of the relevant information, putting forward opinions about working out or improving relevant policies or measures.
3 Audit the enforcement of the district fiscal budget and other financial revenue and expenditure; audit the budget and final accounting as well as other financial revenue and expenditure of the district government departments, public institutions, state-owned enterprises, etc.
4 Audit the budget enforcement and final accounting for the construction projects invested or mainly invested by the government.
5 Submit audit reports about the budget enforcement and other financial revenue and expenditure of the district to the Jing’an District Standing Committee of the National People's Congress as entrusted by the district government.
6 Direct internal audit and check the business quality of social intermediary agents; organize professional audit training.
7 Undertake other matters assigned by the district committee and the district government.
According to the responsibilities above, Shanghai Jing'an District Audit Bureau has set up the following 9 functional sections:
1 General Office
The office is responsible for such daily affairs as official documents receiving and dispatching, meetings, archives, confidentiality, security, liaison and reception of the Bureau; and carrying out annual budget and final accounts compilation, expenditure receipts and disbursements and assets management, daily accounting for reimbursement, government procurement and other logistics services; conducing payoff and social insurance management of the staff; responding to letters, calls or visits.
2 Section of Personnel, Education and Supervision
The section is responsible for personnel, education and supervision of the Bureau organs; conducting organization establishment, recruitment, assessment, rewards and punishment, salary and welfare, educational training and evaluation for cadres, discipline inspection and administrative supervision as well as management over the retired cadres of the Bureau organs.
3 Comprehensive Planning Section
The section is responsible for drafting comprehensive audit business documents; leading the compilation of summaries about audit working plans and working out schemes for annual audit programs; taking charge of audit statistics, government affairs publicity, audit results announcement, entrusted audit management, yearbook audit, etc.; taking the lead to conduct scientific researches on audit and mass-oriented researches on auditing theory; and undertaking relevant work about computer auditing.
4 Section of Audit Laws and Regulations
The section is responsible for drafting business management systems for the Bureau such as the audit program quality control system, organizing review, quality control and assessment for audit programs, and handling legal affairs involving the Bureau; taking charge of government information publicity, audit results announcement, and complaint acceptance; and undertaking direction for internal audit and audit business training in the district and relevant affairs about the district audit societies.
5 Section of Fiscal and Financial Audit
The section is responsible for compiling audit working plans for the district’s fiscal budget enforcement, summarizing audit results; taking charge of audit supervision over the enforcement of the district fiscal budget and other financial revenue and expenditure; and organizing special audits and audit investigations.
6 Section of Economic Responsibility Audits
The section is responsible for drafting working plans for the economic responsibility audits in the district; summarizing and notifying information about the economic responsibility audits in the district; taking charge of audit supervision over the economic responsibility of the major party and government leaders and state-owned enterprise leaders in the district; and organizing special audits and audit investigations.
7 Section of Audit for State-owned Enterprises
The section is responsible for audit supervision over the state-owned enterprises affiliated with the district; and organizing special audits and audit investigations.
8 Section of Audit for Fixed-asset Investment
The section is responsible for audit supervision over budget enforcement and final accounting of the investment and construction programs in the district, and over special construction funds (capital) of the district government; taking charge of raising and managing the district financial resources and other government-invested resources and environmental protection funds and undertaking audit supervision over the utilization benefits of those funds; and organizing special audits and audit investigations.
9 Performance Audit Section
The section is responsible for audit supervision over investment programs that use large sums of financial funds or involve major public interests as well as the economic efficiency and effectiveness of budgeting of all departments of the district; and organizing special audits and audit investigations.