The Audit Committee will advise the Board and Accountable Officer on the strategic processes for risk, control and governance and the Governance Statement.
The Audit Committee will advise the Board and Accountable Officer on:
The strategic processes for risk, control and governance and the Governance Statement
The accounting policies, the accounts, including the process for review of the accounts prior to submission for audit, levels of error identified, and management’s letter of representation to the external auditors
The planned activity and results of both internal and external audit
The adequacy of management response to issues identified by audit activity, including external audit’s management letter/report
The effectiveness of the internal control environment
Assurances relating to the corporate governance requirements for the organisation
(Where appropriate) proposals for tendering for either internal or external audit services or for purchase of non-audit services from contractors who provide audit services
Anti-fraud policies, whistle-blowing processes and arrangements for special investigations.
Board member; Convener of Audit Committee
Board Member; Convener of Remuneration & Appointments Committee