About Finance Department

The Finance Department is regarded as the core backbone of the City which provides sustainable financial stability, control and budgeting and thus enabling the achievement of various service delivery imperatives.

It provides financial services in an accountable, effective and transparent manner, through service excellence via a cohesive and motivated team. The strategic intent is to move the organization “towards financial sustainability”.

With more than one unqualified and clean audits from the Auditor General, this City of Ekurhuleni is certainly proving that it has the necessary policies and procedures in place for sound financial management.


Office of the GCFO

Kagiso Lerutla was appointed the City’s Group Chief Financial Officer on 30 May 2019. Lerutla first joined the City in 2014 as Divisional Head for Governance and Compliance within the Finance Department, having previously worked in the office of the Auditor General.

Revenue Management and Revenue Enhancement

This division is responsible for the monthly billing of services to the City’s customers – residents and business: Assessment rates

Budget and Management Accounting

Compiling of the municipality’s budget takes place in this division. This includes: Preparing and presenting the group financial statements;

Reporting, Systems, Support Services and Treasury

Through the MIS, this division provides the municipality with payroll support, income/revenue support, and expenditure support.

Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management, as a financial management tool, seeks to reform and regulate the manner in which public funds are used when procuring goods and services

Expenditure Management

Expenditure management involves all the procedures necessary to ensure that the payments of sums owed by the department are made in an efficient, effective and timely manner.

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