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The role of the chief financial officer in the local government pension scheme

Role of the CFO in the LGPS 2014


This is a statement of how the requirements of legislation and professional standards should be fulfilled by CFOs in the carrying out of their role in the LGPS.




Jan 2014




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This report supplements the CIPFA Statement on the Role of the Chief Finance Officer (CFO) in Local Government by codifying the key responsibilities of those in that role with regard to the LGPS.

While assisting them to meet the key personal duties of their role, this 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.