Posting for External Member to sit on YCDSB Audit Committee

York District Catholic School Board Seeks 2 Volunteer Community Members to Serve on its Audit Committee

The York Catholic District School Board is seeking 2 community members with financial expertise and business knowledge to serve on its audit committee for a 3-year term effective April 1, 2017.

The Audit Committee is comprised of 3 trustees and 2 independent members drawn from the community at large. The primary role of the audit committee is to assist the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its duties related to governance and oversight.

The duties of the audit committee fall under the following key areas: the financial reporting process, internal control framework, risk management practices, performance and function of the board’s internal and external auditors and the board’s compliance with its obligations under legislation.

The Committee meets at least 3 times a year, plus ad hoc meetings as required. Induction training material is available on-line to all committee members to clarify roles and responsibilities of audit committees for the school board sector.

Candidate Eligibility

Applicants must be a York Region resident, a Separate School Supporter, and have an accounting designation, as well as sufficient accounting and senior financial management expertise to understand public sector accounting and auditing standards. The applicant must not be a current employee or officer of the board or of any other district school board or school authority. The applicant must not have a parent, child or spouse currently employed by the board.

Submission of Applications

Suitably qualified candidates interested in serving on the audit committee are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume by 4 p.m. on February 24, 2017 Deadline extended: March 10, 2017

York Catholic District School Board
Anna Chan, CFO and Treasurer of the Board
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Only Candidates who are short-listed will be contacted and requested to attend a private interview. All other applicants are thanked for their interest. For information about York Catholic School Board, please visit