North West Department: Finance
|Postal||Private Bag X2060, Mmabatho, 2735|
|Physical||Garona Building, East Wing, 2nd Floor, Cnr James Moroka & University Drive, Mmabatho, 2735|
|Tel||018 388 4441 / 5679 / 3584|
OverviewThe vision of the North West Department of Finance is to be the ultimate financial management authority and adviser on fiscal matters to the Bokone Bophirima Provincial and Local Administration in pursuit of transparency, good financial management and accountability to all its stakeholders.
The Department's mission is to provide leadership in the management of public resources for efficient, effective and economic service delivery through well-coordinated support to provincial departments, public entities and municipalities.
The Department's strategic goals are to provide political direction through tabling of estimates of provincial revenue and expenditure in line with provincial priorities; provide leadership in all facets of strategic and financial management in the province; ensure effective implementation of risk management, fraud prevention and internal control in the Department; monitor and evaluate performance of provincial departments and public entities; provide effective and efficient administrative support services to the Department to enhance performance; inform efficient allocation of financial resources in the province by providing socio-economic analysis on an annual basis; coordinate and enhance revenue collection in the province by monitoring that departments submit their annual tariffs and revenue reports; annually prepare, plan, and exercise control over the implementation of provincial budget; assess infrastructure plans, monitor and report on the implementation of Infrastructure Delivery Improvement Programme (IDIP) in the North West Provincial Government; provide oversight activities and strategic financial management support to municipalities; provide a monitoring, evaluation and support function to ensure effective and efficient provincial asset management (physical and financial); ensure the development and implementation of appropriate supply chain management strategies for the provincial administration; provide support to provincial departments and public entities to improve financial accountability; ensure the provision of accounting support in the provincial administration and public entities by achieving clean audit; ensure the coordination of financial management and systems training and the provision of systems administration and support in the provincial administration; ensure effective risk management in provincial departments and public entities; and provide a value add risk and compliance-based internal audit service to departments, which will contribute to the improvement of governance, risk management and control processes in the province.