Independent Member – Audit & Risk Committee

29 May 2020, 05:01 PM

 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. An information pack is available here Information-Pack-Independent-Member-May-2020.pdf(PDF, 832KB).

Applications must be received by 5pm (AEST) Friday 29 May 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