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Community volunteer sought to serve on the district Audit Committee

Do you have accounting or auditing experience? If so, we want to hear from you!

Aug. 22, 2016

The Monticello Central School District is presently seeking an interested community representative to serve on the district’s Audit Committee. The Audit Committee consists of members of the Monticello Board of Education, administration and community. The Committee meets four times per year. Currently, we have a need for one community representative.

The duties of the Audit Committee are advisory in nature and include:

Recommending appointment of the external auditor;

Meeting with the external auditor prior to the commencement of the annual audit;

Reviewing and discussing with the auditor any risk assessment of the school district's operations developed by the auditor;

Reviewing the draft audit report and management letter, and assist the full Board in interpreting them;

Recommending the acceptance of the annual audit report; and

Reviewing the corrective action plan and assist in the implementation of such plan.

To be eligible for consideration as an Audit Committee community representative, you must reside in the Monticello Central District and should demonstrate an interest in finance, basic accounting knowledge and/or auditing experience 

Interested community members should send a letter of interest by Sept. 1, 2016 to:
Lisa Failla, Assistant Superintendent for Business/Audit Committee Chair
Monticello Central School District Administrative Office
237 Forestburgh Road, Monticello, NY 12701

All letters will be reviewed by the Monticello Board of Education. Applicants will be notified of the board’s selection by Sept. 9, 2016. The first meeting of the Audit Committee is Sept. 15, 2016 at 5 p.m. in the Robert J. Kaiser Middle School library.
Questions about the Audit Committee and/or committee member search should be directed to Lisa Failla at 845-794-7700, ext. 70525 or