Accounts for the current financial year 2017 to 2018
The Council's Draft Statement of Accounts which includes Group Accounts and the Draft Annual Governance Statement was signed by Clive Heaphy, Corporate Director – Finance and Governance and passed to Grant Thornton for external audit on 31 May 2018.
The final version of the Accounts has been amended for matters arising during the audit and included in the Auditor’s Annual Findings Report. The Final Statement of Accounts was signed by the Corporate Director – Finance & Governance and the Chair of Audit Committee on 30 July 2018.
Conclusion of the Audit
The Council’s Auditors have issued their Audit Opinion and Value for Money Conclusion on the 2017/18 Statement of Accounts. They cannot formally conclude their audit and issue an audit certificate until they have completed their work auditing the Council’s Whole of Government Accounts return.
The web version of the Statement of Accounts does not include a signature for security purposes.
The signed audited Statement of Accounts and reports from the Auditor are available for inspection by any local government elector for any area to which the accounts relate at 10 Woodcock Street, Aston, Birmingham, B7 4BG, from 9am to 4pm on working days, on application to Annette Rowe, Finance Manager, Finance & Governance Directorate, Finance (WS), PO Box 16306, Birmingham, B2 2XR (telephone 0121 303 3313 or email Annette.Rowe@birmingham.gov.uk)