Durham Catholic District School Board Seeks Two Volunteer Community Members to Serve on the Audit Committee

Posted On Thursday May 04, 2023

The Durham Catholic District School Board is seeking two community members with financial expertise and business knowledge to serve on the Audit Committee for a 3-year term effective immediately.

The audit committee is comprised of three (3) Trustees and two (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 three times a year, plus ad hoc meetings as required. An orientation will be provided to all committee members to clarify roles and responsibilities of audit committees for the school board sector.

Candidate Eligibility

  • Applicants must have sufficient accounting, senior financial management or other relevant business experience 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

Qualified candidates interested in serving on the audit committee are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume by 5:00 p.m. on June 12, 2023, to:

Marie Hammond
Chief Financial Officer
Durham Catholic District School Board
652 Rossland Road West
Oshawa, ON L1J 8M7
Email: marie.hammond@dcdsb.ca

Candidates who are short-listed may be requested to attend a private interview conducted by the audit committee’s selection committee. For information about the Durham Catholic District School Board, please visit www.dcdsb.ca.