The Finance Department is responsible for the sound financial management of the District Assembly's resources.

The Finance Department shall

  • (a) ensure access at all reasonable times to files, documents and other records of the District Assembly;
  • (b) keep, render and publish statements on Public Accounts;
  • (c) keep receipts and custody of all public and trust monies payable into the Consolidated Fund;
  • (d) facilitate the disbursement of legitimate and authorized funds;
  • (e) prepare financial reports at specific periods for the Assembly;
  • (f) prepare payment vouchers and financial encumbrances;
  • (g) undertake revenue mobilization activities of the Assembly, and
  • (h) make provision for financial services to all departments in the District

Source: Office of the Head of Local Government Service