Expression of Interest
Independent Member – Finance Sub-Committee
The Kokatha People are the Traditional Owners of a large area of land in the northern region of South Australia, estimated to extend over some 140,000 km2. Traditionally the Kokatha people have been associated with the land that is to the north of Port Augusta, stretching from Lake Torrens in the east to the Gawler Ranges in the West. This includes the land surrounding BHP Billiton’s Olympic Dam Mine Project located at Roxby Downs and Oz Mineral’s new copper-gold project at Carrapateena.
The primary responsibility of Kokatha Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC is to manage the native title rights and interests of the Common Law Holders.
The Kokatha Aboriginal Corporation board is establishing a Finance Sub-Committee to provide independent advice and assurance to the board which allows them to fulfil their fundamental obligation to have oversight of the corporation’s financial performance.
The role of the independent member is to build the financial skills of the Kokatha members of the committee to interpret the statement of financial position and provide robust advice to the board of directors on the corporation’s financial position.
The committee meets remotely by video conference five times per year. Meetings are held in the month following end of each financial quarter and to review the end of financial year audited reports before presentation to the board. The duration of each meeting is not expected to exceed four hours.
We are seeking committed professional willing to develop and build the capacity of the sub-committee. You must have accounting qualifications and a minimum of five years’ experience in commercial sectors, including the not-for-profit sector.
The appointment of the independent member is for a maximum term of three years and a per meeting allowance and out of pocket expenses are paid.
Please download the Expression of Interest and the Terms of Reference for the position for more information.