Independent Member Audit and Risk Committee

Applications closing on 05 November 2020, 05:00 PM

  • Job TypeContract (Long Term)

West Wimmera Shire Council is recruiting for a suitably experienced and/or qualified candidate as independent member for our Audit & Risk Committee. This position is for a term of three years. 

 The Audit & Risk Committee is an active advisory committee that assists the Council in the effective conduct of its responsibilities for financial reporting, risk management, maintaining a reliable system of internal controls and facilitating ethical development.

The following are desirable key qualities of an independent member:

  • Financial literacy and experience and/or qualifications in business management and/or accounting;
  • Knowledge of local government operations and the environment in which it operates;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • High levels of personal integrity and ethics; and
  • Demonstrated knowledge of risk management principles and practices.

This is a paid position, with members required to attend quarterly Audit & Risk Committee meetings via video conference. Please note there is no requirement to travel to the Shire at this stage. An information pack is available here(DOCX, 652KB) .

Applications must be received by 5pm (Vic Time) Friday 6 November 2020 and may be submitted electronically or by mail to:

Ashley Roberts

Director Corporate and Community Services

West Wimmera Shire Council

PO Box 201

Edenhope VIC 3318