Public Sector Financial Management Capability Survey Information Release
Page updated 18 Aug 2009
The Treasury surveyed public sector chief executives (CEs) and chief financial officers (CFOs) in 2008 to identify the main issues with financial management capability in the public sector and has released the results of the survey here.
The survey involved 43 large and small agencies, departments and ministries with a range of operational and policy functions. Overall, the survey found there is a need to use the finance function far more strategically in the public sector. It identified a number of specific concerns which in summary involve:
- A relatively low level of demand for strategic financial management
- A desire to improve role clarity
- Areas where capability could be improved
- Ways to strengthen relationships between Treasury and departments.
Using PDF Files
|[Aug 2008]||UMR Research Ltd||Public Sector Financial Management Capability: Executive Summary Report|
Released 17 August 2009. 13 pages.
|psfmc-exec-aug08.pdf (427 KB)|
|[Aug 2008]||UMR Research Ltd||Public Sector Financial Management Capability: Chief Executive Supplementary Tables|
Released 17 August 2009. 77 pages.
|psfmc-tables-ce-aug08.pdf (312 KB)|
|[Aug 2008]||UMR Research Ltd||Public Sector Financial Management Capability: Chief Financial Officer Supplementary Tables|
Released 17 August 2009. 193 pages.
|psfmc-tables-cfo-aug08.pdf (620 KB)|
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