We are looking for an independent (Audit) Member, for our Standards and General Purposes Committee to assist in providing review of the Council's governance, risk management, control frameworks and financial reporting processes at the London Borough of Merton.

Find out more about the recent work of the Standards and General Purposes Committee: 
Standards and General Purposes Committee

Successful candidates will demonstrate high ethical standards, willingness to participate in meetings, ability to take independent, unbiased and objective views based on evidence and complex documentation.  Experience of financial management would be helpful as would an understanding of corporate governance and of working in a complex organisation.

Contact Margaret Culleton, Head of Internal Audit on 07958284187 if you wish to discuss the role. The closing date for applications is 21 June 2024. Interviews are expected to be held in early July 2024.

Role description and person specification

Application form

Merton Council is committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that people from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Council and can improve the way we deliver services.