WANTED: Independent Member of the Audit Committee

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council is now seeking to appoint an Independent Member of the Audit Committee. This is a 36 month appointment with possible extension for a further 12 months.

As an Independent Member of the Audit Committee you will provide expert and independent advice on strategic, performance, governance, and risk management issues. The post holder will provide expert advice to  Council on all matters relating to internal and external audit.

The post holder will play a pivotal role in supporting the Chair and other Elected Members of the Audit Committee and will bring an autonomous perspective to help the Council to deliver the highest standards of corporate governance.  

The Committee will normally meet quarterly throughout the year (June, September, December and March)

This is a non salaried position, however a fee of £200 will be paid for attendance at each meeting, along with reasonable travelling expenses.
To apply for the position of Independent Member of the Audit Committee in Coleraine you will meet the following essential criteria:

Applicants must provide evidence (by way of examples) to demonstrate their skills, knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  •  Be a current member of one of the CCAB bodies or the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in IrelandOR

    Possess at least 5 years’ experience working at senior management level in the public, private voluntary or community sector


    Be able to demonstrate knowledge of the audit function, experience of the principles of corporate governance and risk management, financial statements and management principles, awareness of the risks of fraud and controls to limit/identify fraud including ethical standards and whistle blowing arrangement. Have proven ability to work effectively as a Committee Member.

Diamond Recruitment Group reserve the right to enhance the desirable criteria in the event of an unprecedented response.

To Apply:

To apply for the position of Independent Member of the Audit Committee, please phone or email for an application form to campbelle@diamondrg.com or  at Diamond Recruitment Group  028 2563 2223.  All completed application forms must be received by Friday 1st April 2016 12 noon.

For further information on this opportunity including Terms of Reference and Probity and Conflict of Interest documents please contact Eunice Campbell at Diamond Recruitment Group on 028 2563 2223.  Your details will be treated in a confidential manner with Diamond Recruitment Group.  Only applicants meeting the criteria will be contacted.