Call for Volunteers: Finance & Audit Committee

  • August 29, 2019

We need two to four members of Provincial Council to join the Finance & Audit Committee! If you are interested in contributing to the financial and risk management plan for the Branch, send your expression of interest and resume to the attention of Kerry L. Simmons Q.C., Acting Executive Director, CBABC, 10th Floor 845 Cambie Street, Vancouver BC V6B 5T3. Email: ea@cbabc.org. Deadline 4pm, September 18, 2019.

Provincial Council members appointed to this committee will serve for a period of one or two years to provide for a staggered renewal of members. There will be 4-6 meetings during the year conducted via Zoom video/teleconference. Qualifications for this appointment include being a member of Provincial Council throughout the appointment term and having experience in and comfort with considering financial and risk management matters.

In fulfilling its mandate, the Finance and Audit Committee will perform the following key tasks:

  1. ensure sound accounting practices and internal controls and an adequate audit process are appropriately established and followed;
  2. review the annual budget and make recommendations to the Executive Committee;
  3. review and make recommendations to the Executive Committee with respect to various finance-related policies and guidelines, including the CBABC Financial Policy, the investment policy and guidelines, expenses guidelines, and processes and internal control framework for identification and management of risks;
  4. liaise with the CBABC’s auditors and oversee the annual audit process, including reviewing the audit report and making recommendations to the Executive Committee.

As much as we would like to accommodate all who volunteer, we may not be able to do so. Thank you for your interest.