Rainbow District School Board seeks volunteer for Audit Committee

Rainbow District School Board, with schools in Sudbury, Espanola and Manitoulin Island, is seeking a community member with financial expertise and business knowledge to serve on its Audit Committee for a three-year term.

The Audit Committee assists the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its duties related to governance and oversight. The Audit Committee is comprised of three Trustees and two volunteer community members.

Committee members focus on 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. There are also ad hoc meetings, as required. Formal training is available to clarify the roles and responsibilities of the Audit Committee.

Candidate Eligibility
Applicants must have sufficient accounting, senior financial management or legal expertise 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/school authority or have a pecuniary interest, directly or indirectly, in any contract with the Board. 


The applicant must not have a parent, child or spouse currently employed by the Board.

Submission of Applications
Suitable and qualified candidates interested in serving on the Audit Committee are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume by 4 pm on Friday, January 19, 2024 to:

Audit Selection Committee
Rainbow District School Board
408 Wembley Drive
Sudbury, Ontario  P3E 1P2

Candidates who are shortlisted may be invited to attend an interview conducted by the Audit Selection Committee. To learn more about the Rainbow District School Board, please visit rainbowschools.ca.

Rainbow District School Board thanks all applicants for their interest in the Audit Committee. Only the applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted prior to February 2, 2024. The candidate selected for the volunteer position will have to provide a criminal record check.

Rainbow District School Board complies with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please contact the above. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information will be used for recruitment purposes. Questions should be directed to the above.

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