Management responsibility for all of the City’s financial activity, including debt management, is centralized in the Finance Department. Major areas of responsibility including accounting, reporting, payroll, utility billing and collection, purchasing, budget operations, and treasury management. The director of Finance advises the City Manager, Mayor and City Council Members on budget, financial, and accounting matters. Major areas of responsibility include financial administration and planning, accounting, payroll, utility billing and collection, risk management, and budget operations.
Processes transactions for the City programs, publishes the City’s monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements, administers the city’s cash management and investment program, coordinates the capital improvement program along with the city manager, and invoices miscellaneous receivables.
Computes and disburses wages and salaries, deductions, taxes and other withholding’s. Posts payroll data and prepares routine reports and/or payments to government agencies, insurance companies, and others. Calculates and processes special checks, reviews and edits.
Directs invoice processing and verification, expense coding, and drafting of payment checks or vouchers.
Receives utility payments. Works with the public in person or via telephone, responding to questions and requests for information regarding utility bills.