Directorate of Internal Audit

ELIZABETH OBENG, Director of Internal Audit

 

OVERVIEW

Section 83(1) of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921) requires every Covered Entity to have an Internal Audit Unit. The hHad of the Internal Audit Unit reports administratively to the Principal Spending Officer (Vice Chancellor) and functionally to the Audit Committee of the University.

The Directorate’s main goal is to assist the University in achieving its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the evaluation and improvement of University processes related to university-wide risk management, control and governance.

The Directorate focuses on recognising and resolving significant causes and/or potentials for loss and other unfavorable outcomes in a timely manner and supports integrating and focusing resources toward achieving the University's vision.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Internal Audit Directorate:

  1. appraises and reports on the soundness and application of the system of controls operating in the University;
  2. evaluates the effectiveness of the management and governance process of the University and contributes to the improvement of risk management and governance process;
  3. provides assurance on the efficiency, effectiveness and economy in the administration of the programmes and operations of the University;
  4. evaluates compliance of the University enactments, policies, standards, systems and procedures; and
  5. in accordance with guidelines issued by the Internal Audit Agency, prepares an annual audit work plan of the activities required to be performed by the Internal Auditor in the financial year which is determined by the risk assessment.

 

INTERNAL AUDIT TEAM

S/N

NAME

DESIGNATION

QUALIFICATIONS

1

Elizabeth Obeng

Director of Internal Audit

Post Ch. Dip.

MCIT

CA

BCOM

2.

Richard Ofosu Dwamena

Deputy Internal Auditor

Post Ch. Dip.

CA

MBA

BA

3.

Veronica Musey

Assistant Internal Auditor

MBA

BA

4.

Linda Esinam Ametsimey

Assistant Internal Auditor

MBA

BA

5.

Emmauel Asare

Assistant Internal Auditor

MBA

BA

6

David Amofah

Principal Audit Assistant

BA

7.

Ruth Quarm

Snr. Audit Assistant

B.ED