The Department's work is aimed at systematic development of the Accounts Chamber's standards for external public audit for its efficient implementation. The Department also analyzes and develops applied methods of public audit.
The Department is responsible for developing and improving the methodology related to the external state audit of the Accounts Chamber, as well as for assisting structural subdivisions and the Office staff in developing methods of external public audit, including strategic audit.
The Department also helps regional audit institutions of the Russian Federation and municipalities with the development and review of standards of external public (municipal) financial control.
The Department includes the following audit units on: