ARMC INDEPENDENT MEMBER ADVERT
Council seeks candidate for audit and governance role
Wirral Council is looking to recruit a member of the public to sit on its Audit and Risk Management Committee. The Committee provides an independent and high-level focus on the audit, assurance and reporting arrangements that support good governance and financial standards at Wirral Council.
The Audit and Risk Management Committee provides an independent and high-level focus on the audit, assurance and reporting arrangements that support good governance and financial standards.
Councillor Kathy Hodson, Chair of the Audit and Risk Management Committee said:
“We are looking for a person with a keen interest in local government. We would welcome applications from people with experience in financial management, organisational governance and an understanding of the roles of internal and external audit.
Providing constructive challenge as part of the committee supports the council’s ambition for open and transparent government.”
Candidates interested in joining the committee should be completely independent, should not be politically active or have a relationship with a councillor or a member of the authority’s staff. The committee will meet approximately five times in per year and candidates will be expected to serve for 4 years.
Closing date: 16 May 2021
Selection process expected to take place in May/June 2021.
Those interested in applying should contact the Council’s Chief Internal Auditor, Mark P Niblock by phone: 07867651508; or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Further information about the committee can be found on the Council’s website: www.wirral.gov.uk. Further information about the role is attached.