NOTICE : APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERS TO SERVE ON THE AUDIT COMMITTEE OF THE DANNHAUSER MUNICIPALITY

    DANNHAUSER MUNICIPALITY KZ254

    APPLICATIONS FOR MEMBERS TO SERVE ON THE AUDIT COMMITTEE
    OF THE DANNHAUSER MUNICIPALITY.
    NOTICE NO: 16/01/2020

    In accordance with the provisions of Section 166 of the reporting and information:
    Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act (56 of 2003), each Municipality is required to constitute an Audit Committee that will serve as an independent advisory Body which must advise the Municipal Council, the Accounting Officer and the Management of the Municipality.

    The Municipality requires five (5) Members from the public to serve on the Committee for the period of three years, and persons who meet the basic requirements listed below may apply directly for consideration.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
    • Expertise in either of the following areas:

     Financial Management, Accounting and Auditing
     Performance Management
     Risk Management
     Legal

    • Proven experience in serving as an Audit Committee Member in a local government institution.

    • Interest in local community affairs and the ability to contribute to transparent administration and good Governance.

    • Sound knowledge and understanding of local government issues and national development imperatives.

    • Possess the following qualities:
     Independence
     Integrity
     Objectivity
     Willingness to dedicate time and vigour to Council responsibilities
     Excellent communication skills

    KEY FUNCTIONS:
    Persons interested and who are eminently qualified will be expected to render amongst others advisory services in the following areas:
    • Internal Audit and External Audit
    • Risk Management
    • Performance Management / Information
    • Internal Financial Controls
    • Accounting Policies
    • Adequacy, reliability and accuracy of financial
    • Active governance
    • Review Annual Financial Statements
    • Review of the Annual Performance Report
    • Report to the Auditor General
    • Investigations into financial affairs of the municipality
    • Regular reporting to council on a quarterly basis and advise accordingly

    Interested persons may not have any business or contractual dealings with the municipalities or state. This is to ensure that the Audit Committee members remain independent from any Municipal activities during the period of appointment on the Audit Committee.

    Applications should be sent via post no later than 12H00 on 21 February 2020 accompanied by a concise CV with certified copies of qualifications. Late, emailed or faxed applications will not be accepted.

    The submission should be clearly marked: “Application to serve on the Audit
    Committee”

    APPLICATIONS MUST BE SENT TO:
    The Municipal Manager
    Private Bag X1011
    Dannhauser
    3080
    Any enquiries with regards to the above may be directed to Mr P.J Ndlovu at 08 Church Street or telephonically on 034 621 2666 ext 723 during working hours, between 07H30 and 16H00 with lunch interval from 13H00 to 13H30, Monday to Friday.

    WB NKOSI
    MUNICIPAL MANAGER NOTICE NO: 16/01/2020