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Jun 28, 2017
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May 15, 2017
Board seeks two community members for Audit Committee

The BH-BL Board of Education is seeking two community members to serve on the Audit Committee where they will assist in providing oversight of the internal and external audit functions of the district. Applications are due June 12, 2017.

The Audit Committee members should collectively possess knowledge in accounting, auditing, financial reporting, and school district finances needed to understand and evaluate the school district's financial statements, internal controls, the external audit, and internal audit activities. [POLICY P6690 Audit Committee]

Duties of the Audit Committee

The responsibilities of the Audit Committee include:

  • Provide recommendations regarding the appointment of the external auditor;
  • Meet with the external auditor prior to commencement of the audit;
  • Review and discuss with the external auditor any risk assessment developed as part of the auditor's responsibilities under governmental auditing standards for a financial statement audit and federal single audit standards as applicable;
  • Receive and review the draft audited financial statements and draft management letter and work directly with the independent external auditor to assist the board of education in interpreting such documents;
  • Make a recommendation to the board on the acceptance of the annual audited financial statements and the audit report; and
  • Discuss and analyze corrective action plans developed by the district in response to any audit and assist the board in its implementation.

Meetings

The Audit Committee will likely meet between two and four times a year, with additional meetings scheduled as needed. Meetings are generally scheduled before a board meeting.

Applications

Community members who are interested in serving on the Audit Committee should complete and submit an application by June 12, 2017. Applicants may also include a resume or C.V. [APPLICATION]

Applications may be emailed to the Secretary to the Superintendent of Schools Jackie Martini at jmartini@bhbl.org. Applications can also be mailed to:

Board Audit Committee c/o Jackie Martini
Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District
PO Box 1389
Ballston Lake, NY 12019