The role of the Chief Financial Officer in public service organisations

The Role of the Chief Financial Offer in Public Sector Organisations


This statement sets out a principles-based framework for all public service organisations and their CFOs.



Jan 2011




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This Statement on the Role of the CFO in Public Service Organisations sets out an overarching principles-based framework that is intended to apply to all public service organisations and their CFOs, irrespective of where they work.

The Statement draws on established good practice and regulatory requirements, as well as the requirements of CIPFA and other professional accountancy bodies’ codes of ethics and professional standards.