Independent Member of the Audit Committee

Independent Member of the Audit Committee

Voluntary position, based at County Hall, Taunton.

Are you interested in local democracy and making a difference? Can you consider reports in an objective and impartial manner? Then why not consider giving some of your time to sit as an Independent Member on the Council’s Audit Committee?

The Audit Committee meets 5-7 times each year at County Hall in Taunton, on Thursday mornings, to oversee the Council’s corporate governance arrangements and reviewing its financial internal controls. This includes monitoring of the internal audit reporting, risk management reporting and the financial reporting process.

Meetings last between 2 -3 approx. and training will be provided. Although this role does not attract any financial recompense, there will be reimbursement of necessary travel expenses and a subsistence allowance. As a co-opted member you may be able to claim a financial loss of earnings allowance and expenses through undertaking this role i.e. attending meetings and briefings.

Please contact: Neil Milne, Tel: 01823 359045 ndmilne@somerset.gov.uk who will be able to provide you with further details if required.

Closing date for applications: Monday 20 December 2021.

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Job Overview
  • Job Category
    Voluntary
  • Disability Confident
    Yes
Job Location