Annual accounts of Selby District Council

Statements of Accounts

All councils have to publish a Statement of Accounts covering specified matters. It shows how we have used public money and that we have been honest and responsible.  

In addition to your statutory rights, we welcome your feedback on whether the Statement of Accounts is clear, informative and useful.

Statement of Accounts for 2021/22

The Statement of Accounts for 2021/22 sets out the full financial details of the Council's activities for the year ended 31 March 2022.

Audit Completion Notice

Previous Statement of Accounts

Please see previous statements of accounts on the following page.

Role of the Finance Section

The Finance Section at Selby District Council carries out the following duties:

  • Preparing the annual accounts and budgets for the Council, including their associated publications;
  • Ensuring the financial records of the Council are kept in good order;
  • Providing comprehensive financial information and advice to the Service Units and Committees of the Authority;
  • Compiling statutory and statistical returns to Government Departments and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy;
  • Maintaining insurance covers for the Council; and
  • Managing the investments and borrowing of the Council.

Key Objectives

The key objectives of the Finance Section are:

  • closing down of accounts and the production of relevant statements by annual deadlines;
  • preparing annual budgets for the annual Committee cycle;
  • maintaining and upgrading computer systems;
  • collating and publishing the Citizens Charter Indicators;
  • collecting the Best Value Performance Indicators; and
  • maintaining quality control measures.