Joint Independent Governance and Risk Audit Committee members
The purpose of the Joint Independent Governance and Risk Audit Committee (JIGRAC) is to provide independent advice, assurance and recommendations to the Commissioner and the Chief Constable on the adequacy of the internal control environment, financial reporting, governance, and risk management frameworks.
The JIGRAC panel is chaired by volunteers meeting periodically to evaluate Wiltshire Police’s governance, risk management and financial controls. Thereby helping to ensure efficient and effective assurance arrangements are in place.
The panel is a small independent team with a keen interest in good governance, willingness to scrutinise performance and help ensure Wiltshire Police instil the best practises in the day-to-day business of policing.
The Terms of Reference for JIGRAC, along with agendas and papers from previous meetings, can be found here:
As a JIGRAC member you will provide Wiltshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and the Chief Constable (CC) with invaluable advice and independent assurance.
Over the course of the year members attend five meetings to assess the adequacy of the internal control environment, financial reporting, governance, and risk management frameworks. Through examining inspection reports, by internal and external auditors, then seeking assurances in person they assess strategy, key performance information and make recommendations.
Their independent scrutiny, challenges and exacting standards help to ensure efficient and effective assurance arrangements are in place. A key component of the corporate governance for the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Chief Constable.
The Office of the PCC and Wiltshire Police are looking for individuals to apply who:
Have experience of scrutinising information where knowledge of internal audit systems and processes would be an advantage
Can constructively challenge the PCC and the Chief Constable
Can be objective in evaluating information
The PCC and Wiltshire Police value diversity and welcome applications from all our communities. Auditing experience is not essential, but a general knowledge of good business principles would be an advantage.
Please see those that are disqualified from becoming a JIGRAC member
All JIGRAC members are expected to attend five meetings per year, as well as training day upon appointment. You will serve one term of three years with the option to serve a second term.
This is a voluntary role with allowances provided per meeting.
- Members £300.00 per meeting plus milage.
- Chair £500.00 per meeting plus milage.
Please be aware, recruitment for these roles is dependant on vacancies.
JIGRAC Vacancies - JIGRAC are looking for an individual that is or has been a fully qualified accountants.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit a CV no longer than two pages in length, with a covering letter. This should indicate why you are interested in this role and show your knowledge of governance, risk assessing, and audit. These should then be emailed to [email protected].