Audit and Risk Committee Independent Member EOI

Golden Plains Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest for one independent member to join the Audit and Risk Committee.
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Golden Plains Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest for one independent member to join the Audit and Risk Committee.

The position will commence from August 2024 for an initial three-year term from the date of appointment with a second and final term available at the discretion of Council.  

Council operates the Audit and Risk Committee as part of its governance obligations, and comprises at least three independent members appointed by Council, and two Councillors. 

The Audit and Risk Committee (the Committee) supports Council in fulfilling its responsibilities related to financial and performance reporting, risk management, fraud prevention, internal controls and assurance activities including internal and external audit and compliance with its policies and legal obligations. 

The Committee is responsible for ensuring Council meets its responsibilities as set out in the Committee Charter and provide appropriate advice and recommendations on matters relevant to its Charter to facilitate decision-making by Council. 

The Committee presently meets four times a year on the second Tuesday in February, May, August and October. Meetings usually commence at 9am and the duration may vary from 1 to 3 hours. 

How You Can Apply 

As part of their application, respondents should provide a cover letter, a submission addressing the eligibility requirements and selection criteria, a resume and at least two professional referees contact details.

Please note that whilst respondents are not required to provide evidence of qualifications with the application, they will need to be provided to Council if successfully appointed.

Following submission of your Expression of Interest, applications will be reviewed by the Chief Executive Officer. The submissions will be shortlisted, and suitable candidates will be invited for an interview.

Expressions of Interest will be open until 5pm Friday 21 June 2024 and can be emailed to [email protected] titled ‘Audit and Risk Committee – Independent Member’ or mailed to Golden Plains Shire Council, PO Box 111, Bannockburn, VIC, 3331 marked ‘Attention: Audit and Risk Committee – Independent Member.’

For any queries relating to the role, please contact Council’s Governance and Risk Specialist, Lauren Richardson on 03 5220 7109 or via email to [email protected]

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