Mohamad K. Yusuff was appointed Interim Executive Director for the Office of Integrity and Oversight (OIO) in October 2012, by the former Chief Financial Officer, Natwar M. Gandhi. This is the third time he has served in this position at OIO. Yusuff’s substantive position is OIO’s Director of Internal Audit, a position held since 2000; and he has over 30 years of audit and accounting experience. Yusuff provides executive leadership, management and oversight in leading OIO’s two functional divisions, Internal Audit and Internal Security, by providing independent audits, investigations, overseeing the city’s $3.5 billion annual Single Audit, employee background checks, ethics training, CAFR Yellow Book remediation, and other technical services, spanning all agencies under the official purview of the District’s Independent Chief Financial Officer. Yusuff is the central audit coordinator for all external audits by the General Accountability Office, the D.C. Office of the Inspector General and the District of Columbia Auditor. Yusuff manages a staff of 18 professional employees.
Prior to his current position, Yusuff served one year as a Senior Contract Auditor in the Audit Division of the Office of the Inspector General. Yusuff was the Supervisory Auditor of the Department of Public Works for some 12 years. He mastered his auditing skills and techniques in public accounting at the highly respected firm of Bert Smith & Co., CPAs. Prior to that, he was the Accounting Instructor and Financial Aid Director at the Brook-Wein Business Institute, Washington, DC.
Yusuff has a BA in Accounting from Howard University; MBA from George Washington University; Licensed to practice as a CPA in the District of Columbia since 1985; is a Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA)—American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; and is a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)—Association of Government Accountants.