Wanted: disciplinary and regulatory committee panel members
ACCA is seeking applications from accountants interested in becoming panel members who will sit on ACCA’s disciplinary and regulatory committees.
Role The key responsibilities of the role during committee hearings are to:
consider all of the information presented to the committee so that it may make a decision, based on the facts and evidence, in accordance with the relevant regulations and legal principles
take part in discussions with the chairman and other panel members, reaching well-reasoned decisions
ensure that clear and robust written reasons for the committee’s decision are recorded.
qualified accountant with extensive experience post qualification
able to consider and analyse large amounts of written and oral evidence
a team player with the confidence to think, act and articulate clearly under pressure.
Fees and hearings
a fee of £400 (including VAT) per hearing day will be paid. This fee includes reading the papers in advance
£400 per day (including VAT) will be paid for any other meetings and training days, which panel members are required to attend.
Hearings take place throughout the week. The dates on which each panel member will attend will be agreed provisionally, well in advance, and confirmed as cases are listed. Panel members will be expected to sit approximately 12 to 18 days per year.