Agenda

Audit Committee - Wednesday, 10th July, 2024 1.30 pm

Venue: Lecture Theatre - Fire Service Headquarters, Sadler Road, Winsford, Cheshire CW7 2FQ. View directions

Contact: Emilie Salkeld  Governance Officer

Items
No. Item

Part 1 - Business to be discussed in public

1a

Recording of Meeting

Members are reminded that this meeting will be audio-recorded.

1b

Confirmation of Chair and Deputy Chair of Audit Committee for 2024-25

1c

Apologies for Absence

1d

Declarations of Members' Interests

Members are reminded to disclose any interests that are relevant to any item on the Agenda.

1e

Minutes of the Audit Committee pdf icon PDF 122 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Audit Committee held on Wednesday 17th April 2024.

1f

Action Tracker of the Audit Committee pdf icon PDF 615 KB

ITEMS REQUIRING DISCUSSION / DECISION

2.

Draft Statement of Accounts 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 4 MB

Officers will introduce the draft Statement of Accounts in advance of the auditors commencing their work.

3.

Draft Annual Governance Statement 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 619 KB

Officers will present the draft Annual Governance Statement 2023-24 for Members’ consideration.

Internal Audit

4.

IT Asset Management Review Assignment Report pdf icon PDF 449 KB

5.

Internal Audit Annual Report and Head of Internal Audit Opinion 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 734 KB

6.

Internal Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 448 KB

External Audit

7.

External Audit Plan pdf icon PDF 1 MB

8.

Response to the Auditor's letter to those charged with Governance

Risk Management

9.

Review of the Strategic Risk Register pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Audit Committee reviews the Strategic Risk Register at each meeting. A summary of the risks has been prepared. The information included on the summary is correct as of 2nd July 2024. Any changes/ updates will be provided by the Treasurer during the meeting.

 

Any Other Business

10.

Audit Committee Work Programme 2024-25 pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Date of next meeting

Wednesday 18th September 2024 at 1pm

Part 2 - Business to be discussed in private

Note:   Opportunity to talk to Auditors

 

After the meeting has finished, the Committee members have time to speak with the External and/or Internal Auditors without officers being in attendance.