The Finance Department is a service department of Examinations Council of Zambia. It superintends over all financial resources of the Institution. The Department draws its mandate from the Examinations Council of Zambia Act of 1983 Section 23 – 26 which section outlines on how and where the Institution can mobilize it’s financial resources (income streams) and how such resources are supposed to be accounted for. The Department is headed by the Director who reports directly to the Executive Director and is assisted by Accountants and other supporting staff. The Department has two (2) broad functions. These are Financial Management and Financial Reporting.
It is the responsibility of the department to facilitate annual statutory audits by the Auditor General’s Office and also monitor income and expenditure for the institution to ensure sustainability.