Budget & Treasury Office
Mr Thando Mketsu is the Chief Financial Officer of Greater Kokstad who commenced his duties on 03 May 2016. He has immense experience in the Local Government sphere having worked in several Municipalities in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal Province, he has previously worked as a CFO at Kwa Sani Local Municipality in 2013-2016 which later amalgamated with Ingwe Local municipality which is currently known as Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Local Municipality.
He possesses a Postgraduate Diploma in Finance, Banking, and Investment Management (‘PDFBIM’) from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Mr Mketsu is also a registered member of Chartered Institute for Government Finance, Audit & Risk Officers (CIGFARO)
By the powers vested in him through chapter 9 of the MFMA act S81 subsection (1) Mr Mketsu role is the following;
(a) is administratively in charge of the budget and treasury office.
(b) must advise the accounting officer on the exercise of powers and duties assigned to the accounting officer in terms MFMA.
(c) must assist the accounting officer in the administration of the municipality’s bank accounts and, in the preparation, and implementation of the municipality’s budget.
(d) must advise senior managers and other senior officials in the exercise of powers and duties assigned to them in terms of section 78 or delegated to them in terms of section 79; and
(e) must perform such budgeting, accounting, analysis, financial reporting, cash management, debt management, supply chain management, financial management, review, and other duties as may in terms of section 79 be delegated by the accounting officer to the chief financial officer.
(2) The chief financial officer of a municipality is accountable to the accounting officer for the performance of the duties referred to in subsection (1).
Contact Details for the Chief Financial Officer
Personal Assistant: Ms Zenobia Van Der Merwe
Tel: 039 797 6681
Chief Financial Officer
Mr T.L Mketsu
039 797 6613