Susi Begazo-McGourty - Internal Audit
Internal Auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add Value and improve an organization’s operations. The Internal Audit Department assists the Tampa Housing Authority in in providing an audit oversight of the Agency, compliance with HUD regulations, conduct general operational audits and support functional units in evaluating and recommending improvements to business practices, processes, and control procedures.
The primary objective of the Internal Audit function is to assist members of Tampa Housing Authority Management in the identifying, evaluating and mitigating risks. The Internal Audit department conducts financial, risk-based and operational reviews of operations, procedures, and internal controls and reports its recommendations to Tampa Housing Authority Chief Financial Officer to the Compliance Director and to the President and Chief Executive Officer.
The Internal Audit function is led by the Internal Auditor, who complies with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, the IIA Code of Ethics, and all applicable Governmental Auditing Standards.