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Audit and Risk Committee Vacancy
Date of Issue: 
September 15, 2022

Council is seeking applications for an independent member to join its Audit and Risk Committee. Independent membership is a three year, skills-based appointment requiring suitable knowledge and expertise in financial management and risk, and experience public sector management.

The Audit and Risk Committee’s primary role is to provide oversight, advice and guidance on Council’s frameworks, systems and controls relating to:

· legislative and good governance compliance;

· financial and performance reporting;

· risk management with a focus on strategic risks

· internal and external audit functions.

Skills and attributes required of Committee members include a strong financial management background and/or experience in risk management and/or governance and compliance.

An inquiring mind and the ability to analyse information will assist in carrying out the role of these positions.

Independent members of the Audit and Risk Committee are paid for meeting attendance and a travel allowance is paid where appropriate.

The tenure for this position is for a three-year period commencing December 2022.

We are an inclusive organisation that celebrates diversity because we understand that diversity brings different perspectives and unique ways of thinking which makes our organisation more resilient. We would like a diverse range of candidates to consider applying for this important position.

The Audit and Risk Committee Charter guides the conduct of the Committee. Download the Nomination for Membership form or for more information, contact Wendy Veldhuizen on 5153 9500. Nominations must be lodged with the Chief Executive Officer by 5.00 pm on 21 October 2022.

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