FINACE AND ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT
The Direct of Finance and Administration leads and develops an internal team to support the following areas: Finance, business, planning, and budgeting, human resources, administration, and IT.
The Direct of Finance and Administration plays a critical role in partnering with the Senior leadership team in strategic decision making and operations and the Diocese continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity.
The Direct of finance and Administration serves as staff resource in fulfilling responsibilities in regard to management of human and financial resources. He directs all efforts with technical and regal expertise within the framework of accounts and finance in line with Christian and Anglican values. Together with the Bishop, Diocesan Secretary, Archdeacons and other Heads of departments form the core management team that ensures that the pastoral and administrative needs of the Diocese are sustained.
This Department is closely connected to the following:
A. INTERNAL AUDITOR
The Internal auditor is responsible for making practical suggestion for enhancing effectiveness of internal controls, financial procedures, operating procedures and Policies to correct weaknesses before problems arise.
The Internal Auditor is responsible for ensuring compliance with internal controls, procedures, policies, and the law bearing in mind the generally accepted accounting principles.
B. DIOCESAN CHIEF ACCOUNTANT
The Chief Accountant is in charge of all accounting activities of both financial and management accounting. He is responsible for preparing financial reports, assisting Departments with annual budgets and reviews, internal control and tax declarations. As part of the management team, the chief accountant handles his team in resolving conflicts, delegating and organizing tasks, as well as motivating and leading teams during project developments. A chief accountant also ensures the Diocese abides with the set of laws. Implemented by the state related to taxes and handing financial transactions. Other taxes of Chief accountant monitoring financial position, financial performance, and cash flows of the Diocese; revising any discrepancies of reports; and checking the company’s assets and liabilities that could affect its equity in the future