The National Audit Office is headed by the Auditor General who is elected by Parliament for a term of six years. The current Auditor General for 2016-2021 is Mrs Tytti Yli-Viikari.
The National Audit Office has four departments:
- Financial Audit and Compliance Audit Department,
- Performance Audit and Fiscal Policy Audit Department
- Executive Office and
- Administrative Services Unit.
Their tasks are laid down in the NAOF's Rules of Procedure.
The National Audit Office has a
staff of about 140. NAOF has its head
office in Helsinki and it also has offices in Turku and Oulu.