Audit and Risk Committee vacancy

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Audit and Risk Committee Vacancy

A vacancy has arisen for the on the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee for the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) and the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AUASB). 

The AASB & AUASB are seeking an outstanding person, who can provide sound judgement and stewardship of the Committee, demonstrate extensive financial expertise, industry leadership and will have community standing as an experienced governance officer.

About the AASB & AUASB

The AASB and the AUASB are Australian Government agencies under the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001.  

The outcome of the AASB is developing, issuing and maintaining principles-based Australian accounting and external reporting standards and guidance that meet user needs and enhance external reporting consistency and quality.

The AUASB outcome is developing, issuing and maintaining in the public interest, high quality Australian auditing and assurance standards and guidance that meet user needs and enhance audit and assurance consistency and quality

About the Committee

The Audit and Risk Committee’s (the Committee) role is to provide independent advice and assistance to the AASB/AUASB Chairs on the AASB/AUASB financial and performance reporting responsibilities, risk oversight and management, and system of internal control.  The Committee meets approximately four times a year.

Desired Skills and Attributes

We are seeking to appoint a highly experienced financial professional with proven governance experience. You will have a degree in a relevant discipline and have significant executive and governance experience in managing a complex portfolio of businesses and/or assets.

Essential Skills and Attributes

Members of the Audit Finance and Risk Committee should have the following skills and attributes:

More information

For further information about this role, please contact Lisa Geier, Finance & Compliance Manager at [email protected].

Details about the AASB or AUASB can be found on our websites and  A copy of the ARC charter is available at

Applicants are asked to provide a covering letter outlining their skills and attributes and a current Resume (no longer than five pages). Expressions of Interest will be received by email at [email protected]  until close of business on Friday, 19 July 2021.


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