The Internal Audit Unit of Ministry of Transport, Malaysia was established in 1987 in accordance with Treasury Circular No. 2/1979. The Unit is headed by an Auditor Grade W54 and assisted by 16 Audit Officers, 1 Information Technology Officer and 3 Support Service staffs.
Internal Audit Unit is responsible directly to the Secretary General of the Ministry. The Unit is divided into Performance Audit Section, Financial Audit Section, Special Audit Section, Monitoring Section and Support Services Unit. In line with the General Circular Letter No. 3 Year 1988(Guidelines on the Role and Responsibility of the Ministry, the Board of Directors and Chief Executive in the Management of Statutory Bodies), Internal Audit Unit of the Ministry is also responsible towards Statutory Bodies that does not have its own Internal Audit Unit.
The execution of auditing process have been designed to suit the expansion and changes in internal Audit role especially in giving advice and adding value to the organization in line with 1PP or 1 Treasury Circular No. PS 3.1 / 2013 (Implementation of Internal Audit Unit at Ministry/Departments of Federal Government and State Government). The objective is to assist organization in evaluating and determining the effectiveness of all internal control processes and governance of the organization to achieve it established goal.