The Finance Department is responsible for the proper accounting of all City funds and compliance with all applicable regulations and law as they pertain to fiscal matters.
Routine duties include:
- Accounts payable
- Accounts receivable
- Administering debt service
- CAFR preparation
- Capital asset reporting
- Centralized purchasing
- Development, preparation, implementation, and control of the approved budget
- Fund accounting
- Investment of City funds
- Periodic financial reports to management
- Preparation of applicable State and Federal reports
- Single audit reporting
The department also assists other departments with financial issues that arise during the year.
It is the mission of the Finance Department to account for all transactions of the City using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, to develop, prepare, coordinate, and deliver the annual operating budget, to prepare the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, schedule the annual audit, to oversee procurement functions, to maintain debt compliance, to maintain fiscal responsibility, and to provide quality information in a timely manner, while maintaining the highest level of ethical professional standards.