Trillium Lakelands District School Board is seeking two community members, with financial expertise and business knowledge, to serve on its Audit Committee for a 3-year term effective May 1, 2018.
The Audit Committee is comprised 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 Audit Committee meets a minimum of three times a year and may also hold ad hoc meetings as required. Training modules will be provided to committee members to clarify roles and responsibilities of audit committees for the school board sector.
- Applicants must have sufficient accounting, senior financial management or legal expertise 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 of the Board are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume via email or mail by 4:30 p.m. on February 15, 2018 to:
Box 420, 300 County Road 36
Lindsay, ON K9V 4S4
Candidates who are short-listed may be requested to attend a private interview conducted by the Audit Committee’s selection committee.