The committee is currently made up of four members who are peers and a fifth member from outside the house – a retired civil servant at present, The Times reported.
Now the committee want to appoint a sixth member, giving the committee two external members.
The committee meets four times a year and the position comes with a small attendance allowance.
Applicants must have an ‘awareness of public sector accountability arrangements and a high level of experience of auditing and governance issues within a complex organisation’.
Applications close at the end of next week.
UK senior partner Phil Verity has been elected for a second term at Mazars
An audit partner has been appointed at Grant Thornton in its North West offices
KPMG has been appointed with “immediate” effect as the auditor of Dorcaster
The audit for Ibstock will be taken over by Deloitte following a competitive tender process