Recruitment

Australian Accounting Standards Board

Applications for appointment as a Member

The Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) is an independent Commonwealth entity established under the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001. Its functions include developing, issuing and maintaining accounting standards for Australia and participating in and contributing to the development of a single set of international accounting standards.

The AASB typically holds seven two day meetings a year, plus occasional meetings on a needs basis. Involvement in Project Advisory Panels and attendance at related meetings is also expected. A secretariat, located in Melbourne, provides the Board with technical and administrative support.

Appointments are made by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) for a maximum of 3 years, with the possibility of extensions for a maximum of 2 further terms. To be re-appointed for the third term, members need to re-apply. The FRC may decide to reappoint for the second term without calling for other nominations.

There are three vacancies.  Expertise in financial instruments, insurance, valuation of non-financial assets (preferably assets in the public sector), or as a user would be valuable.  The FRC is seeking to appoint one individual currently providing accounting and/or auditing services in a large or mid-tier accounting firm, one individual currently or in the recent past with an investor or analyst background, and one individual providing auditing services in the public sector

Applications submitted must address the selection criteria, a copy of which is available at www.frc.gov.au or www.aasb.gov.au. Further information about the position, the framework for appointment to the AASB, remuneration and allowances is available at the AASB website.

The FRC is the peak body responsible for overseeing the effectiveness of the financial reporting framework in Australia. The FRC, which comprises key stakeholders in the accounting and auditing standard setting process, is responsible for appointing members of the AASB (other than the Chair) and is seeking applications from people wishing to fill part-time vacancies on the AASB. It is expected that the successful applicants will be appointed from 1 January 2018.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Chairman
FRC Nominations Committee
c/- The Treasury, Langton Crescent
Parkes ACT 2600
ATTENTION: Alyce Reid

Applications may be emailed to frcsecretariat@treasury.gov.au. A confirmation of application received will be sent to all applicants.

Applications are sought by 3 September 2017.

Should you wish to discuss further details of these positions, please contact the Chair of the FRC Nominations Committee or FRC Secretary via email: frcsecretariat@treasury.gov.au

Selection Criteria

  • AASB Member - Selection Criteria [PDF 13KB]

Australian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board

Applications for appointment as a Member

The Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AUASB) is an independent Commonwealth statutory body established under the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001. Its functions include formulating auditing and assurance standards for Australia and participating in and contributing to the development of a single set of auditing standards for world-wide use. The AUASB typically holds seven meetings a year, plus occasional meetings on a needs basis. Involvement in sub-committees and attendance at related meetings is also expected. A secretariat, located in Melbourne, provides the Board with technical and administrative support. Appointments are made by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) for a maximum of 3 years, with the possibility of extensions for a maximum of 2 further terms. To be re-appointed for the third term, members need to re-apply. The FRC may decide to reappoint for the second term without calling for other nominations. There are two vacancies. The FRC is seeking to appoint one individual who has significant academic experience, particularly conducting and evaluating empirical auditing and assurance research, and one individual providing auditing and assurance services in the public sector.

Applications submitted must address the selection criteria, a copy of which is available at www.frc.gov.au or www.auasb.gov.au. Further information about the position, the framework for appointment to the AUASB, remuneration and allowances is available at the AUASB website.

The FRC is the peak body responsible for overseeing the effectiveness of the financial reporting framework in Australia. The FRC, which comprises key stakeholders in the accounting and auditing standard setting process, is responsible for appointing members of the AUASB (other than the Chair) and is seeking applications from people wishing to fill part-time vacancies on the AUASB. It is expected that the successful applicants will be appointed from 1 January 2018.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Chairman
FRC Nominations Committee
c/- The Treasury, Langton Crescent
Parkes ACT 2600
ATTENTION: Alyce Reid

Applications may be emailed to frcsecretariat@treasury.gov.au. A confirmation of application received will be sent to all applicants.

Applications are sought by Sunday 3 September 2017.

Should you wish to discuss further details of these positions, please contact the Chair of the FRC Nominations Committee or FRC Secretary via email: frcsecretariat@treasury.gov.au

Selection Criteria

  • AUASB Member - Selection Criteria [PDF 13KB]