Budgets and Finance
The aim of the Finance Department is to provide a range of effective, efficient and economic specialist services that support the achievement of the Authority's strategic aims and objectives
Shropshire and Wrekin Fire Authority
Closure of Audit of Accounts 2011/12
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Regulation 11 of the Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2011, that:-
(1) the Auditors, the Audit Commission, have concluded the audit of the accounts of Shropshire and Wrekin Fire Authority for 2011/12; and
(2) from 9.00am to 5.00pm (4.00pm on Fridays), any person interested may, on application to Financial Services, Shropshire and Wrekin Fire Authority, Brigade Headquarters, St Michaels Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 2HJ in accordance with Section 14 of the Audit Commission Act 1998, exercise their rights to inspect the Statement of Accounts. The Statement of Accounts is available to view and download on the Authority’s website at www.shropshirefire.gov.uk/managing-the-service/budgets-and-finance/finan...
A hard-copy of the Statement of Accounts can be provided, for which a charge may be made.
Dated this 8th day of October 2012
Rachel Musson, Treasurer, Fire Service Headquarters, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, St Michael’s Street, Shrewsbury SY1 2HJ.
It is essential that the Authority's strategic and corporate plans are quantified within its budgets and capital programmes. As financial planning will form an integral part of the strategic planning process, the Finance team will offer support and guidance throughout the Authority, and is committed to providing relevant and timely monitoring information to service managers and members.
As well as being responsible for budget setting, monitoring and reporting, the Finance team ensures that key financial systems and records are up to date. The department must also ensure compliance with statutory obligations, including the annual Statement of Accounts, and continued development of financial regulations and policies.
The Role of Finance within the Fire Authority
The Head of Finance, Joanne Coadey, deputises for the Treasurer in his role of financial advisor, and section 112/114 (1988 Act) officer.