Notice of vacancy for a Board Director

Chartered Accountants ANZ has announced it has a vacancy for a Director on the Board, and is seeking expressions of interest.

In brief

  • Seeking expressions of interest for a vacancy for a board director
  • External consultant process to be undertaken
  • Applications close: Friday 16th November

The Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Nominations and Governance Committee considers and makes recommendations to the Council for nominations of new Directors to the Board as a whole.

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand is seeking to fill a vacancy for a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand based in Australia. Under the current By-Laws Directors are appointed for a three year term and are eligible for re-appointment for one additional term. Terms are based on a calendar year commencing 1 January and concluding 31 December.

The ability to add value and contribute to Board decision-making and oversight are key considerations in the assessment of candidates for Board positions. Those considered are assessed against a range of criteria including background, experience, professional skills and personal qualities. The Nominations and Governance Committee and the Council also consider whether a candidate’s skills and experience will complement the existing Board and whether the candidate has sufficient time available to commit themselves to their responsibilities as a Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Director.

Individuals with the following skills will be considered:

  • Demonstrable knowledge in either:
  • Risk assessment
    Strategic planning
    Lifelong learning technology
    External Advocacy

  • Preferred skills and experience:
  • Previous or current Big 4
    High profile ASX corporate experience
    High level leadership roles
    Government sector – Secretarial or Ministerial department
    Previous or current Auditor General
    Director or Council member of Higher Education provider
    Member organisations.

How to apply

If you have the necessary skills and wish to be considered for a board position, you can register your interest by completing the Nomination for the Role of Director Form.

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