Head of Department for Methodology, Service for Support to Audit Processes, Sector for Management of Horizontal Processes, Agency for the Audit of European Union Programmes Implementation System (Croatian Audit Authority) in Zagreb
Marina Mandac participates in the preparation of the Audit Authority’s strategic documents and drafts planning documents. She also participates in drafting and updating audit manuals and methodological guidance pertaining to the audit work, with special emphasis on drafting procedures for the application of quality standards in performing audit activities at Audit Authority level (ensuring quality control). As a member of the team auditing the Recovery and Resilience Mechanism (RRF), she performs audits and reporting on the RRF at national level (including all audit activities).
Previously, as Senior Auditor in the Independent Service for Methodology and Quality Assurance and throughout 13 years of work experience in the Croatian Audit Authority, she was responsible for the auditing of technical assistance projects and for managing and implementing technical assistance projects, of which the AA is beneficiary. As an audit member she was participating in audit engagements of various IPA funds. Later on, she was responsible for the auditing of projects financed under the Norwegian Financial Mechanism and EEA grants in the Republic of Croatia. Fulfilling the functions of Risk Manager, Irregularity Officer and Publicity Officer to the coordination and dissemination of irregularity alerts in the function of ARPA’s representative in the Croatian Anti-Fraud Coordination Services network.