DEPT: Finance & Human Resources                                                                                                                                

inCOMPOSITION OF THE DEPARTMENT                                             

  • Departmental head
  • Divisional Head: Finance
  • Divisional Head: HR
  • Accountant: Creditors
  • Accountant: Debtors
  • Assistant Account: Creditors
  • Billing Clerk
  • Debtors Clerk
  • Store Controller
  • Store Keeper
  • Cashiers
  • Accounts Enquiry Clerk
  • Water Meter Readers

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE ACTIVITIES

Financial Management

  • Accounting system
  • Financial/accounting policies

Cash flow Management

  • Cash Flow policy
  • Investment policy
  • Collection of revenue
  • Payment of creditors and service providers
  • Bank reconciliation for all council’s bank accounts
  • Maintenance of sound business relations with financial institutions

Budgets

  • Compilation of annual estimates of revenue and expenditure
  • Compilation of supplementary estimates of revenue and expenditure
  • Budgetary controls

Financial Statements

  • Preparation of annual financial statements
  • Financial record keeping for all transactions

Audits

  • Co-ordination of external audits

Tax administration

  • Administration of VAT, income tax, import duties and all related taxes

Asset Management and Insurance

  • Effective management and control of Council’s assets
  • Administration of short term insurance over Council’s assets

Human Resources Management

  • Development and maintenance of Council’s strategic human resource policies, procedures and systems/processes
  • Maintenance of employee relations