Paper , Order, or Assignment Requirements
Length: 2,000 – 2,200 words Weighting: 55%
Requirement Visit the website of the Victorian Auditor-General’s Office and download the most recent annual report (www.audit.vic.gov.au).
Read through the report and provide responses to the following questions: (a) What is the role of the Victorian Auditor-General and what is nature of the relationship between the Auditor-General and the Victorian government? (b) In the case of for-profit private sector companies, an investor would typically calculate financial ratios relating to profitability, short-term liquidity, financial efficiency and leverage when analysing a company’s financial performance and financial position. To what extent could these ratios be calculated for the Victorian Auditor-General’s Office and how would they be useful to readers of the annual report? (c) How would you evaluate the performance of the Victorian Auditor-General’s Office? (d) What types of performance information does the Victorian Auditor-General’s Office provide on its own performance? (e) Are there any recommendations that you would make to the Auditor-General in respect to performance reporting for the Victorian Auditor-General’s Office? Format/expectations The assignment is to be completed in the form of a report. Assistance with formatting reports and referencing is available at the Learning and Teaching Unit website https://www.unisa.edu.au/ltu The report is to be no more than 2,200 words in length. The word limit excludes the executive summary, footnotes, references/bibliography and any appendices.