Financial Services are responsible for financial stewardship functions and preparing the annual accounts. They are also responsible for preparing the Council budget; which can be found in full in the Annual Service and Performance Plan, or in Summary in the Finance Factsheet; monitoring and reporting on financial performance and providing financial advice to Councillors and service managers.
The Statement of Accounts is available online or on request from the Civic Offices. Included in the Statement of Accounts is the Annual Governance Statement (AGS).
The Council is also subject to an annual audit currently undertaken by KPMG, who report on the Council's financial position, stewardship and governance arrangements. KPMG's reports can be found on the Annual Audit page.
The 2017/18 accounts are currently unaudited and may be subject to change.
Information about the Public Right of Inspection and the unaudited status of the accounts is available here.
The Council's latest efficiency plan can be found here.