Finance

The finance division of the Customer and Support Services looks after the financial services of the city council and is the lead district for the Police and Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester. The chief financial officer, Neil Thornton, has a statutory duty to ensure that proper financial arrangements are in place for the conduct of all the council's affairs.

We support the city council's directorates by providing financial advice, guidance and assistance through accountancy and audit and risk management units to ensure the council makes the best use of its resources whilst also providing key financial processing services on their behalf such as payroll, invoice payments, billing and debt recovery and e-trading. The procurement team co-ordinates the purchase of goods and services for the council to achieve value for money.

The finance division is responsible for the overall management of the council's net revenue budget of £233.7 million, capital programme of £118.8 million and housing revenue account of £42.2 million gross expenditure.

The finance division is based at Salford Civic Centre in Swinton and also has outstationed accountancy teams in each directorate.

Who to contact

Name
Neil Thornton
Address
Civic Centre
Chorley Road
Swinton
Salford
M27 5AW
Map to this location
Telephone
0161 686 6200
Email
neil.thornton@salford.gov.uk

This page was last updated on 19 March 2014

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