DURHAM DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARDSEEKS TWO VOLUNTEER COMMUNITY MEMBERS TO SERVE ON ITS AUDIT COMMITTEE
The Durham District School Board is seeking two community members with financial expertise and business knowledge to serve on its Audit Committee for a three-year term effective February 2018.
The Audit Committee is composed of three Trustees and two independent members drawn from the community at large. The primary role of the Audit Committee is to assist the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its duties related to governance and oversight. The duties of the Audit Committee fall under the following key areas: the financial reporting process, internal control framework, risk management practices, performance and function of the Board's internal and external auditors and the Board's compliance with its obligations under legislation. The Committee meets at least 3 times a year, plus ad hoc meetings as required.
Applicants must have sufficient accounting, senior financial management or other relevant business experience to understand public sector accounting and auditing standards.
The applicant must not be a current employee or officer of the Board, or of any other district school board or school authority.
The applicant must not have a parent, child or spouse currently employed by the Board.
Submission of Applications:
Suitably qualified candidates interested in serving on the Audit Committee are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume by 4:00pm on December 15, 2017 to:
Candidates who are short-listed may be requested to attend a private interview conducted by the audit committee's selection committee. For information about the Durham District School Board, please visit www.ddsb.ca