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Board member vacancy

The Scottish Commission for Public Audit is seeking a strategic thinker who can work at a senior level and influence decision making to sit on the board of Audit Scotland. A vacancy is about to arise for a new non-executive member. The appointment is for a three year fixed term, with the possibility of renewal. The closing date is Monday 13 April. Find out more on the Scottish Parliament website.

Latest news

Better reporting and scrutiny needed for council borrowing

Posted: 19 March 2015

Councils are meeting professional requirements but need to do more to set out the longer term implications of borrowing and other debt on their finances.

Fast changing environment for public finances strengthens need for further developments in financial reporting

Posted: 17 March 2015

A substantially changed environment for public finances means that the case for financial transparency within a robust fiscal framework has never been stronger.

Games delivered successfully and under budget

Posted: 12 March 2015

The 2014 Commonwealth Games were successful largely thanks to effective leadership, partnership working and early planning. They were within budget and clear legacy plans are in place.

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