Learn how the City of Surrey’s Finance Department supports City operations.
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 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.
Vipin Sachdeva, CPA, CA
Procurement Services supports City departments with professional expertise in the areas of:
- Supply chain management
- Contract administration
Learn more about Procurement Services.
Manager, Procurement Services
Sunny Kaila, SCMP
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:
- Reserves & Debt
- Accounts Receivable
- Banking & Electronic Payment Processing
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
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.
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.
Revenue Services Manager
Sally Bhullar-Gill, B.Tech., CPA, CMA
Finance Taxation Manager
Jorge Silvestre, BBA, CPA, CGA
Risk Management provides services to other departments within the City regarding:
- Loss control
Learn more about Risk Management.
Manager, Risk Services
Carlos Caceres, BA, FCIP