The objectives of the Financial Services Department are amongst others:
- To render effective and efficient financial, budgeting and supply chain management services to the Accounting Officer in terms of the Municipal Finance Management Act 56 of 2003
- To provide a supply chain management system and procurement which is transparent, efficient and competitive, while ensuring best value for money for the District Municipality.
- To provide financial services to council, management and various external bodies in respect of year-end and in-year financial reporting, financial management, the operational and capital budget, managing cash flow and investments and implementing the Municipal Finance Management Act.
- To provide financial services to management and council in respect of the salary budget process, the payroll, creditors’ administration and financial administration of council’s capital assets.