The Finance Department encompasses all accounting, financing, payroll, purchasing, budget, and treasury activities of the City. The duties of the Department staff include:
Custody and recording of revenues
General accounts receivable
Debt management and budgeting
Maintenance and operation of the computerized financial accounting system
Financial reporting and recording capital assets
Purchasing goods and services
Administration of central stores
Annual Audit & Financial Report
The City operates on a fiscal year ending on September 30 and the Finance Department is responsible for the completion of an annual audit performed by independent auditors and the issuance of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR).
The ACFR is submitted each year to the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the Certificate of Achievement in Excellence in Financial Reporting.