Applications are hereby invited from suitable candidates to apply for appointment as an Audit Committee member of the Cape Agulhas Audit Committee for a period of three years.
In terms of the Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003 (MFMA) and the Audit Committee Charter adopted by Council, the Audit Committee should meet as often as is required to perform its functions, but at least four times a year, and must, amongst other tasks, advise Council and senior management on –
Financial control and internal audits
The adequacy, reliability and accuracy of financial reporting and information
Compliance with the MFMA, the Annual Division of Revenue Act and any other applicable legislation
Supply Chain Management
Human Resource management
Auditor-General audit outcomes
Review of the municipalities annual report
Any other issues referred to the Committee by the Municipal Council
These meetings will be physical and take place at the municipal offices in Bredasdorp, Western Cape, unless circumstances dictate otherwise in which case it will be held virtually via MS Teams.
The Audit Committee further reviews the Council’s annual financial statements, responds to issues raised in the Auditor-General’s annual audit report and perform other functions commissioned by Council. The Audit Committee also carries out the functions of a Performance Audit Committee.
To qualify as a member, a person should be financially literate and available to attend Committee meetings and, when required, meetings with the Council, Portfolio Committees, management, and other officials outside of the normal scheduled meetings.
The Committee is looking for candidates with experience and competencies in the field of Internal Audit, Risk management, Supply Chain Management, Local Government legislation, Information Technology and, specifically, Human Resource management (experience in a municipal environment is preferred). Qualifying candidates may not currently be serving on more than two Municipal Audit Committees in order to qualify in terms of National Treasury MFMA Circular 65. Candidates may also not be in the employ of the Cape Agulhas Municipality or are doing any business with the municipality.
Preference will be given to applicants from the Western Cape Province.
Proof of qualifications, ID document and experience must be provided with applications and substantiated.
A sitting fee payable in terms of the National Treasury fee structure will be applicable for meetings attended. Meetings are currently alternatively conducted between virtually and physically.
Applications must be submitted to the head of Internal Audit in writing, describing the suitability of the applicant for appointment in the position, based on the qualifications required and the contribution that the applicant can make towards the exercising of the functions of the Audit Committee and accompanied by a copy of the curriculum vitae of the applicant. Such applications may be submitted electronically.
Closing date: 6 October 2023 at 16:00
Enquiries and application may be directed to Mr Zolile Baca, during office hours at telephone number 028 425 5547 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications may also be physically delivered at 1 Dirkie Uys Street, Bredasdorp, 7280.