Accounts department is one of the major departments of the municipality, but this department is not directly deals with the citizen of Barrackpore. Its scope of work centralized between the activities perform by the other departments of the municipality. Some of the major roles perform by accounts department are as follows –
Preparation of financial year wise Municipal budget, revised budget, vote on accounts.
Preparation and maintenance of financial year wise annual financial statements like ledgers, receipt and payments, trail balance, Balance Sheets etc.
Maintaining different Bank / Treasury accounts, Government grants received by the municipality, municipal revenues and expenditures related accounts on daily basis.
Performing day to day payment related jobs.
Facing financial year wise AG audit.
Executing major decisions regarding municipal investments as taken by the board of councilors.
The organisational structure of Accounts department is showing below -
We are feeling proud that our Accounts Department is the First Department at West Bengal Municipal level who introduced Double Entry accrual based accounting system by developing Financial Accounting System, which was later adopted by all Municipal level accounts department of West Bengal through Change Management Unit.