Internal Auditor - Code of Ethics


Reporting to the Board of Trustees/Audit committee, the Internal Auditor provides strategic direction, manage and execute the internal audit activity, coordinates specific processes to support the implementation of the audit plan. Provides a full range of financial, compliance and operational audits; business advisory and consulting services; perform investigations; form judgments of internal control structures, accountability and use of resources.


Statement of Authority

Under the direct auspices of the Board of Trustees, the Internal Audit department has full, free and unrestricted access to all University activities, records, property and personnel.

The Internal auditor is expected to comply with the Institute of Internal Auditors’ Code of Ethics:

  1. Integrity
    The integrity of internal auditors establishes trust and thus provides the basis for reliance on their judgment.
  2. Objectivity
    Internal auditors exhibit the highest level of professional objectivity in gathering, evaluating, and communicating information about the activity or process being examined. Internal auditors make a balanced assessment of all the relevant circumstances and are not unduly influenced by their own interests or by others in forming judgments.
  3. Confidentiality
    Internal auditors respect the value and ownership of information they receive and do not disclose information without appropriate authority unless there is a legal or professional obligation to do so.
  4. Competency
    Internal auditors apply the knowledge, skills, and experience needed in the performance of internal audit services.


Institute of Internal Auditors


University of the Southern Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago is a Seventh-day Adventist institution of higher education.
P.O. Box 175, Port of Spain Trinidad W.I.
Phone: (868) 662-2241/2 - Fax: (868) 662-1197

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