Audit Committee Independent Chairperson EOI

Published on 19 October 2019


The Burnie City Council is seeking Expressions of Interest appointment to Council's Audit Committee as an independent chairperson.

The primary objective of the Audit Committee is to assist Council in providing a transparent and independent process in its financial management and to ensure accountability to the community in governance, management and allocation of resources. 

Applicants must have an understanding of the principles of good organisational governance; internal and external audit operations; and risk management principles.

Management experience in and functional knowledge in the areas of performance management; human resource management; management control frameworks; financial internal controls; governance and oversight of business operations is essential.

Applicants must have a capacity to form independent judgements and willingness to constructively question management practices and information in a respectful way.

Expressions of interest must provide details of the applicant’s experience, skills, knowledge and qualifications that will enable them to undertake the role.

A copy of the Audit Committee’s Schedule of Delegation and Operating Procedures can be obtained by contacting Mitchell Smith,  Executive Manager Corporate Finance on 03 6430 5725 or via email

Expressions of Interest should be forwarded to:

Audit Committee Selection Panel, PO Box 973, Burnie  Tas  7320

Expressions of Interest close 5pm Tuesday 5 November 2019.

Dated: 19 October 2019

Andrew Wardlaw


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