The mandate of the Finance Branch is to ensure the sound and rigorous stewardship of all RCMP resources, nationally and regionally, in accordance with modern management and comptrollership principles.
This entails the development of appropriate controls, standards, best practices and policies to support responsible spending and safeguarding of the financial budget and RCMP human resources.
The mandate includes the development, enhancement, maintenance & support of the RCMP Total Expenditures and Asset Management ( TEAM) system.
In addition, it is the responsibility of the Finance Branch to monitor budget allocations and expenditures by Business Line nationally, including the management of the financial aspects of policing contracts with the Force’s provincial, municipal and First Nations contract partners.
The Finance Branch is also accountable for the appropriation of funds from Central Agencies in support of the operations of the entire organization.