Executive post

Cabinet Member for Finance and Commercial Services

Description

1.         Scope of portfolio

 

1.1       The Authority's capital and revenue budgets, including the medium term financial strategy, annual proposals on the Council Tax base, Council Tax levels and budget allocations between departments.

 

1.2       Responsibility for the monitoring of revenue and capital budgets.

 

1.3       Responsibility for Pension Fund management.

 

1.4       Responsibility for Treasury Management.

 

1.5       Probity and financial monitoring.

 

1.6       Preparation of annual accounts.

 

1.7       Responsibility for managing the Council’s non-housing property, including acquisitions and disposals.

 

1.8       Responsibility for the Council's Corporate Procurement Strategy and the implementation of the National Procurement Strategy.

 

1.9       Responsibility for Tri Borough procurement.

 

1.10     Responsibility for the Strategic Partner for Information Technology.

 

1.11     The strategic implementation of the Authority's Information Technology Strategy and the achievement of the Government's targets for electronic service delivery.

 

1.12     Responsibility for Organisational Development.

 

1.13     Employee relations.

 

1.14     Council communications

 

1.15     Responsibility for the monitoring and effective delivery of Tri Borough Programme and other joint working initiatives.

 

1.16     Representing the Council's views on strategic policies related to Tri-borough Corporate Services and any other matters which fall within the Tri-borough Corporate Services remit.

 

1.17     H&F Direct and Customer Access strategy.

 

1.18     Review and approve all requests for management consultants.

 

Note: for the purposes of estimate preparation, monitoring and control and staffing/industrial relations issues, the Cabinet Member for Finance is responsible for all non-housing budgets and (in conjunction with the Cabinet Member for Housing) for all housing budgets:

 

In conjunction with the Leader

The Executive Director of Finance and Corporate Governance

 

In conjunction with all Cabinet Members :

Chief Executive

 

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