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Internal Audit Mission


Mission
The Internal Audit Division serves LHC management in the effective discharge of their duties by examining and evaluating operations and activities while providing independent risk assessments, analyses, appraisals and recommendations.   Our mission is to conduct objective and independent audits and examinations within LHC.  The audits we perform will determine:

  • The adequacy of internal controls
  • Relability and integrity of information
  • Security and safeguarding of state assets
  • Compliance with state law, rules, regulations and internal policies and procedures
We are obligated to maintain high standards of competence, objectivity, and integrity in the performance of our duties and responsibilities.

 

Overview
The Louisiana Housing Corporation's Internal Audit Division provides an independent, objective appraisal of the Corporation's various functions, activities and systems of control of control.   The purpose of our work is to determine whether management information is reliable and that acceptable policies and procedures are followed.  It's purposes is also to determine if established standards are met, resources are safeguarded and used efficiently and effectively and that the Corporation's mission is achieved.   The LHC Internal Audit Division is independent of the Corporation's management and the director of internal audit reports to the LHC Board of Directors functionally and to the LHC Executive Director administratively.

 

What is Internal Audit?
Internal auditing is an independent, objective, assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization's operations. It helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

The Institute of Internal Auditors

 


You may contact Internal Audit with any operational concerns.  We are located on the third floor of the LHC building at the address below:

Internal Audit Department
Louisiana Housing Corporation
2415 Quail Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808
Phone: 225-763-8700
Fax: 225-763-3985
E-mail: InternalAudit@lhc.la.gov