Finance Department

Chief Financial Officer, Ms Lisa Whitton

Responsible for Finance, Information Services, Cairns Shared Services and Procurement & Payables. Specific functions include:

  • Oversight of short term financial performance and long term financial planning
  • Provision of efficient technology solutions and information management
  • Delivery of streamlined administrative solutions to the public and wider Council business
  • Oversight of procurement activities across Council
Mr Andrew Carline is Council's Information Services Manager 
Information Services branch

Manager, Mr Andrew Carline

Responsible for:

  • Technology management
  • Data management
  • Project management
Finance branch

Manager, Mr Jason Ritchie

Responsible for:

  • Management, financial and asset accounting functions
  • Delivering long and short term financial forecasts, taxation and treasury services
  • Providing fiscal assistance to all internal departments
  • Budget preparation and monitoring
  • Statutory and monthly financial reporting
Cairns Shared Services branch

Manager, Ms Mandy Wise

Responsible for centralised delivery of high volume administrative support to internal and external customers, including:

  • Customer service
  • Rates
  • Water billing and revenue collections
  • Business support
  • Depot administration
  • Records
  • Ticketlink
  • Payroll
Geoff Burdon is Council's Procurement Manager 
Procurement & Payables branch

Manager, Mr Geoff Burdon

Responsible for:

  • strategic oversight and guidance for all procurement and contracting activities for Council in accordance with all legislative requirements
  • effective management of Council’s payment to suppliers
  • efficient and effective management of Council inventory
Last updated: 02 August 2018