Learn how the City of Surrey’s Finance Department supports City operations.

Department overview

The Finance Department provides financial expertise and guidance to support City operations. We provide responsive service to our clients, leadership in improving City processes and maintain financial policies and standards while supporting the City's Sustainability Charter 2.0.

Our department includes the following divisions and services:

Financial Services

Financial Services prepares the City's budgets and financial reports for the Senior Management Team and Council to demonstrate public accountability. They also help monitor and analyze expenditure and revenue trends throughout the fiscal year, assisting departments in achieving their financial targets to ensure the City meets its annual budget.

Financial Services is also responsible for:

  • The City's financial management system
  • Commodity taxes
  • Internal audit
  • Letters of credit
  • Capital budgeting and related financial reporting for Tangible Capital Assets

Several reports are published online and provide information on the City's financial budget and results. See more on the Financial Documents page.

Director, Finance
Vipin Sachdeva, CPA, CA
Phone: 604-591-4179

Procurement Services

Procurement Services supports City departments with professional expertise in the areas of:

  • Purchasing
  • Supply chain management
  • Contract administration

Learn more about Procurement Services.

Manager, Procurement Services
Sunny Kaila, SCMP
Phone: 604-590-7221

Financial Reporting & Payroll

Financial Reporting & Payroll is responsible for Surrey's:

  • Annual Financial Plan
  • Annual Report
  • Annual External Audit
  • Statutory Financial Reporting
  • Payroll processing and reporting

This division also oversees the Treasury section, which includes:

  • Investments
  • Reserves & Debt
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Banking & Electronic Payment Processing

Financial Documents

Throughout the year, the City produces various financial documents such as the Five-Year Financial Plan, Annual Financial Report and Statement of Financial Information. See all current Financial Documents.

Manager, Financial Reporting
Karandeep Pandher, CPA, CGA
Phone: 604-591-4641

Revenue Services

Revenue Services oversees the Property & Payment Services and Accounts Payable sections.

Property & Payment Services

This team is responsible for:

  • Billing and collection of property taxes as well as annual and metered utilities
  • Collecting district energy charges, dog licence fees, false alarm fees, secondary suite fees, and parking tickets
  • Main City Hall reception and switchboard services

Learn more about Property & Payment Services.

Email: PropertyTaxesandUtilities@surrey.ca

Accounts Payable

This team is responsible for processing invoices and issuing payments to suppliers for goods and services purchased by the City.

Learn more about Accounts Payable.

Email: APInquiry@surrey.ca

Revenue Services Manager
Sally Bhullar-Gill, B.Tech., CPA, CMA
Phone: 604-591-4808

Finance Taxation Manager
Jorge Silvestre, BBA, CPA, CGA
Phone: 604-592-6938


City of Surrey
Finance Department

13450 - 104 Avenue
Surrey, BC  V3T 1V8

Phone: 604-591-4235
Fax: 604-599-0956

General Inquiry: FinanceInquiry@surrey.ca or fill out our contact form and we'll send it to the right team.

Property & Payment Services: PropertyTaxesandUtilities@surrey.ca

General Manager / CFO
Kam Grewal, CPA, CMA
Phone: 604-591-4880

Administrative Coordinator
Brinder Dinza
Phone: 604-591-4756
Email: bxdinza@surrey.ca

Administrative Coordinator
Joti Saini
Phone: 604-591-4072
Email: joti.saini@surrey.ca