Travel Services Audit Program
Title of the Audit Working Paper(s): Travel & Travel Related Expenses for departments, constitutional institutions and Schedule 2 and 3 public entities
Purpose of the working paper. The purpose of this working paper is to provide a guideline on conducting an audit of the Travel & Travel Related Expenses for departments, constitutional institutions and Schedule 2 and 3 public entities in South Africa.
Audit objectives for the working paper. "a) To ensure that the department / constitutional institution / entity has an adequately documented and approved travel policy in place for the management of travel related expenditure.
(b) To ensure that all travel requests and related expenditure are duly motivated and authorized by the delegated official(s)
(c) To ensure that travel is permitted within the ambit of applicable legislations and regulations
d) To ensure that travel claims are authorized and limited to the prescribed allowances (Department of Transport, the SARS rates or other service conditions)
e) To ensure that travel is only permitted where there is a demonstrated benefit for the organization
f) To ensure that the Traveler shares the knowledge gained when travelling on official business which is for the benefit of the Institution."
Industry sector for your contribution (i.e. life insurance, banking, energy, etc.) Public Sector / Government (South Africa)
Functional area for your audit program. Finance / Travel Management Unit
Key words to help categorize programs and facilitate searches. "
- Travel Policy
- Travel Claim
- Travel Request