The Finance Department is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the accounting department. This department is also responsible for the purchasing functions which includes the processing of all City purchase orders, and development and maintenance of purchasing policies and procedures.
In addition, the Budget function falls under the finance department to include the coordination of the budget process, budget control and compliance, developing budget reports and procedures. Accounting staff members are often requested to produce statistical information, analyze past operations, and estimate the cost of future endeavors.
The Finance Department includes all the functions related to accounting; including expenditures, revenues and other transactions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principals in a timely and accurate manner. Staff also coordinates and ensures that all payroll, payroll taxes are paid, and accuarately follows up with all employees benefits plans.
The Finance Department also serves as the Revenue department. It is responsible for the receipt and accounting of all monies received by the City. This department oversees the bank reconciliation, the investment of excess funds in an equitable and safe way, along with the availbility of funds when needed.
This department oversees the administration of the business license ordinance on all businesses doing business within the City. Staff maintains the individual business information on each business, audits the payments and annually coordinates the license renewal process.
After coordination of all the accounting , budgeting, payroll, business licensing and financial reporting, the department serves as the audit liaison for all financial, compliance, and grant related audits.
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