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Board Opening for External CPA on New Audit Committee

8/18/2021

The City Auditor has announced a new structure to the city's Audit and Finance Committee, effective Jan. 1, 2022. The new structure calls for two separate committees: 

1) Audit Committee: consists of the mayor, the mayor pro-tem and an external subject matter expert

2) Finance Committee: consists of three city commissioners 

The City of Gainesville is currently seeking applications for the Audit Committee's new external position. The selection committee will recommend up to three candidates for commission consideration at its Oct. 21 meeting. City residency is not required, but candidates must be a Certified Public Accountant in good standing and have working knowledge of internal controls, operational risk management and data governance. The application deadline is Sept. 15, 2021.

For information, please contact the City Clerk's Office in person (City Hall, 200 E. University Ave., first floor) or by telephone at 352-334-5015. More information, including how to apply is available online.