Role of the CFO of the Police and Crime Commissioner and the CFO of the Chief Constable

This Statement on the Role of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) appointed by the PCC and the CFO appointed by the CC gives detailed advice on how to apply CIPFA’s overarching Public Services Statement. Unless otherwise indicated the term CFO in this Statement applies to both CFOs.

This Statement sets out how the requirements of legislation and professional standards should be fulfilled by the CFO in carrying out his/her role. The Statement is not intended to be exhaustive and does not negate the personal responsibility of finance professionals to ensure that they comply with all professional standards and legislative requirements.