The following are the mandates of Finance and Accounts Department:
ensuring compliance with Financial Regulations, Accounting Codes and all other extant rules in accounting for all public funds.
compilation of Centre’s Annual Budget.
ensuring effective budgetary control through proper budget implementation in line with approved allocation.
ensuring that all funds received by the Centre are utilized for the purposes for which they are mapped out for and in accordance with laid down procedures and in line with Financial Regulation and other extant rules.
monitoring and evaluation of Centre’s yearly Budget performance.
liaise with the Budget Office of the Federation, Federal Ministry of Finance for adequate and timely release of funds.
record keeping, maintenance of the Statutory Books of Accounts (Overhead and Capital accounts) of the Centre.
preparation and timely rendition of all statutory Financial Returns such as Budget Performance Report, etc. to relevant Offices of the Government.
ensuring regular training of the Departmental staff to enhance optimum productivity; and
ensuring that Assets are properly recorded in the books.
Mrs Adaobi Ezemedolu
Director, Finance and Accounts