The Finance Department provides financial direction and high quality corporate support services to our clients. It is also responsible for the stewardship of the financial assets and records, as well as, the protection of the physical assets of the corporation.
Finance provides the following services:
Provide financial services including maintaining financial records, financial reporting, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
Major participant and contributor to the preparation of the Annual Report. Also prepare annual financial statements and financial information return and maintain other financial statements and reports required by various stakeholders.
Provide professional advice to senior management and Regional Council in regard to strategic and business planning, budgets, financial control and other corporate financial matters. Co-ordinate and manage the annual Business Plan and Budget for the Region of York on behalf of senior management and Regional Council and provide quarterly progress reports on the activities of the business plan and budget to monitor service delivery.
Provide expert cost-effective advice and direction regarding Regional financial growth management issues, while ensuring capital infrastructure is appropriately funded for in a timely manner. Responsible for the collection of approximately $90 million of development charge revenues per year and administration of the Development Charge By-Law.
Implement "Best Practice" and continuous improvement initiatives and develop performance measures to evaluate and enhance the Corporation's delivery of efficient and effective services.
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Provide financial analysis and recommendations to elected officials and senior management regarding changes to government legislation, tax policy, sources of funding and other financial and economic matters.
Protect the Corporation against material financial loss resulting from the loss/destruction of its assets and from third-party liability claims. Manage the Corporation's surplus funds and acquire, when necessary, appropriate cost effective external financing. Manage the Corporations fiscal agency and banking relationships. Monitor, analyze and make recommendations with respect to the Corporation's reserves.
Provide services for both voice and data, including corporate and departmental application administration and support, Internet based services, wide-area network, remote network access and the provision, management and support of the technology infrastructure.
Facilitate and enable the deployment of automated processes to meet the evolving service delivery needs of the Region, support staff and Council in delivery of these services. Assist departments to streamline operations and track and access financial, statistical and qualitative data for decision support and performance management through the integration and enhancement of the Region's ERP system.
Supplies and Services is a branch of the Finance Department whose main responsibility is to centralize the purchasing and disposal activities within the Region. We are also responsible for the Print Shop, Mailroom, and Switchboard. Our purpose is to purchase goods and services at the lowest possible PRICE, meeting specific DELIVERY dates and of the QUALITY required by the Region.
Telephone: (905) 830-4444 ext. 1610
Facsimile: (905) 836- 0299