The Finance Division of the General Government Department manages the financial operation of the City in conformity with generally accepted accounting standards and principles, and in compliance with federal and state laws. Finance is committed to developing and maintaining a proficient financial planning and reporting system, in order to provide the City Council, City Manager and other City officials with financial information on a timely and meaningful manner. The division dutifully establishes and maintains efficient and effective internal control policies and procedures to safeguard the City's assets and manage its resources.
The specific functions of the Finance Division include:
Audit coordination and external accountability
Budget coordination and program evaluation
Cash management and investment
Employee benefits administration
Financial reporting and analysis
Internal control development and compliance
To manage the financial operation of the City in conformity with generally accepted accounting standards and principles, and in compliance with federal and state laws, with the highest level of reliability and excellence, as faithful stewards of public resources.