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:
Administering debt service
Capital asset reporting
Development, preparation, implementation, and control of the approved budget
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.