The study sought to ascertain whether there is a relationship between financial management practices and service delivery in Kayunga District Local Government. The study was motivated by the declining performance of Local Governments in the delivery of services to the people. The specific objectives of the study were to examine the influence of financial planning, performance monitoring and accountability on service delivery in Kayunga District Local Government. The researcher used a cross-sectional survey research design applying qualitative and quantitative approaches. The study population was 104 and the sample was 91 comprising councilors, technical staff and the public in Kayunga District Local Government. The study showed that there was a moderate positive relationship between financial planning and service delivery of r=0.561 which was statistically significant with Sig. (2tailed) value of 0.000<0.01. It also showed that there was a strong positive relationship between performance monitoring and service delivery of r=0.666 which was statistically significant with Sig. (2tailed) value of 0.000<0.01.

The study also showed that there was a strong positive relationship between accountability and service delivery of r=0.713 which was statistically significant with Sig. (2tailed) value of 0.000<0.01.One of the major recommendations of the study are that Kayunga Local Government should carry out more frequent review and monitoring of its projects, set up appropriate budget committees and budget desk, and ensure that its staff members acquire appropriate skills to deliver quality service to the residents, embrace participatory planning approach, which involve the communities to whom the services are rendered.