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13 March 2024 Public Notice: Appointment of Audit Committee Members (2)

Public Notice: Appointment of Audit Committee Members (2)

Garden Route District Municipality is fully committed to Employment Equity.

In terms of Section 166 of the Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA), 2003, each municipality must have an Audit Committee which is an independent advisory body.

The Audit Committee advises the Municipal Council, Political Office Bearers, Accounting Officer and the management staff of the Municipality on matters relating to:

  1. Internal financial control;
  2. Internal Audits;
  3. Risk Management;
  4. Accounting policies;
  5. The adequacy, reliability and accuracy of financial reporting and information;
  6. Performance Management;
  7. Governance;
  8. Compliance with the MFMA, the Annual Division of Revenue Act and any other applicable legislation;
  9. Performance evaluation; and
  10. Any other issues referred to it by the municipality.

The Audit Committee further reviews the Municipal Council’s Annual Financial Statements; responds to issues raised in the Auditor General’s annual audit report; carries out certain investigations; and performs other functions as commissioned by the Municipal Council. The Audit Committee also carries out the functions of a Performance Audit Committee.

Two vacancies for membership of the Audit Committee of Garden Route District Municipality have become available Successful candidates will be contracted for a period of three years.

Candidates with the following expertise are hereby invited to apply:

  1. Financial Accounting and Information Communication Technology (ICT);
  2. Audit Committee experience; and
  3. Local government knowledge.

Remuneration will be based on the National Treasury Circular – ā€œRemuneration of Non-Official Membersā€.

An application with Curriculum Vitae, describing the suitability of the applicant, must be forwarded in writing to:

Chief Audit Executive
Garden Route District Municipality
54 York Street / P.O. Box 12

For further enquiries, contact the Chief Audit Executive, Ms Pamela Lufele, during office hours at telephone number (044) 803 1422, or via e-mail at

The Garden Route District Municipality Council reserves the right not to make or confirm an appointment on posts.

Closing date: Thursday, 15 March 2024 on or before 12h00
Notice no: 163/2023

Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.