Finance

Finance at Suffolk County Council including funding, pension and statement of accounts information

 

Geoff Dobson - Head of Strategic Finance

Key Purpose

The Finance Department supporting Suffolk County Council collectively provides a range of strategic, professional and management accounting services that are fundamental to the success of the Council.

These services are managed by Geoff Dobson who is the Council's Statutory Financial Officer (i.e. Section 151 Officer under Local Government Act 1972).  Geoff and his team are responsible for: 

  • strategic financial advice and guidance;
  • technical accounting;
  • capital spending, financing and borrowing;
  • treasury management;
  • insurance;
  • accounts payable;
  • accounts receivable;
  • pension fund accounts and investment strategy;
  • financial systems;
  • financial control and budget management; and
  • medium term financial planning and budget setting.

Statements of Accounts

Audit of Accounts - Notice of Public Rights 2014

  • Notice of Public Rights
  • Notice of Public Rights Advertisement
  • Audit of Accounts - Notice of Public Rights - 2013

  • Notice of Closure of Audit 2013
  • Closure Report and Certificate 2013
  • Notice of Public Rights
  • Audit of Accounts - Notice of Public Rights - 2012

    Note:

    The Audit Commission is the Auditor to Suffolk County Council.  The maintenance and integrity of the financial content on the Suffolk County Council website is the responsibility of the audited body; the work carried out by the auditors does not involve consideration of these matters and, accordingly, the auditors accept no responsibility for any changes that may have occurred to the financial statements since they were initially presented on the web site.  For the latest Annual Audit and Inspection Letter, please go to the Our Performance page.

    What is in the section

    Funding

    Our role is to help people apply to the main external funding sources: Europe, the Lottery, charitable trusts and the Government.

    1. European funding
    2. External Funding Data Services
    3. LEADER (Rural Development)
    4. New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership
    5. Work Inspiration Service
    6. Explore Funding further

    Paying for services online

    Information on how easy it is to pay for things online.

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    Pension Fund and Accounts

    Information on the Suffolk County Council Pension Fund and Accounts

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    Pensions

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    Transparency

    Suffolk County Council is committed to being open and transparent about the way it spends your money. You can find details in this section.

    1. How your money is spent
    2. Salary scales
    3. Transparency in procurement and contracting
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    Working Differently

    Information for third parties interested in providing services currently delivered by Suffolk County Council

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