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Independent Financial Experts for North Vancouver School District Audit Committee

June 24, 2016

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The North Vancouver School District #44 invites interested individuals to serve on the School District Audit Committee in the capacity of an independent, financial expert.  We are seeking to fill two (2) positions effective September 1, 2016.  The Audit Committee will assist the Board of Education in its governance role by providing oversight of the financial reporting process, the audit process, the system of internal controls and compliance with laws and regulations.  

The Audit Committee is comprised of three Trustees of the Board of Education and two non-Trustee members that are “financial experts” and independent from and external to the organization. The Board Chair will annually appoint the three Trustees committee members.  The “financial expert” members may be appointed for two terms of up to three years per term.  Ex-Officio, non-voting members of the Audit Committee consist of the Superintendent, Secretary Treasurer & CFO, and Director of Financial Services.  The committee will meet at least four times a year, with authority to convene additional meetings, as circumstances require.

To be considered for this opportunity you will be an experienced CPA or have financial management or other relevant business experience that will enable you to understand the accounting and auditing standards applicable to the School District.  We are unable to consider individuals who are an employee or officer of any BC School District, or have a parent, child or spouse employed by the North Vancouver School District for this position.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their expression of interest with a resume and three references by July 6, 2016 to the attention of:

Georgia Allison, Secretary Treasurer & CFO

North Vancouver School District #44

Email:  gallison@sd44.ca  

Phone: 604-903-3470