Decision Maker: Cabinet
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
To consider proposals for the restructure of
the Council's finance department.
That the restructure of services be approved, to consolidate them into a wider finance directorate, including the core operational finance teams (financial management and strategic and corporate finance), transactional finance teams (accounts payable and accounts receivable excluding revenues and benefits), a strengthened commercial services team and a new team that brings together financial governance, risk, insurance, internal audit and counter fraud and investigations and involving the following specific changes:
i. Increased internal capacity in the commercial services team to replace services provided by an external contractor;
ii.Increased internal capacity in the team covering internal audit to replace services provided by an external contractor;
iii.The transfer of the counter fraud and investigations team into a wider financial governance team;
iv.The transfer of the revenues, benefits and charges team into the finance department.
Publication date: 10/06/2022
Date of decision: 20/06/2022
Decided at meeting: 20/06/2022 - Cabinet