Kerry Education and Training Board is funded primarily by the Department of Education and Skills (DoEs) for the delivery of its Primary and Post Primary provision and SOLAS and the DoES for its Further Education and Training Programmes.
The role of the Finance Department is to support Kerry Education and Training Board in achieving its annual objectives as agreed with the DoES and SOLAS while adhering to the annual Budget as set out in the annual Letter of Determination from the DoES and the annual SOLAS Allocation Letter.
The Finance Department also oversees the Payroll and Creditors functions, Treasury Management, Audit Management, Budgeting and Expenditure Analysis for Schools and Centres and Procurement on a scheme wide basis. The Finance Department is also responsible for supporting decision making on a local and scheme wide basis and ensuring strong Corporate Governance throughout the organisation.
It is the function of the Finance Department to produce the Annual Financial Statements in order to ensure that the annual accounts provide a true and accurate reflection of the financial affairs of Kerry Education and Training Board.