The Accounting Division has the following responsibilities:
Maintains and controls the City's financial records and books of original
- Prepares, analyzes and publishes financial reports including the annual
financial report (CAFR), single audit report and the management letter
- Assists the independent auditors in conducting the annual audit
- Records debt obligations
- Prepares payroll
- Pays invoices for purchases and contracts made by the City
- Assists in preparing the City's financial plan and budget document.
The City submits its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report to the Government Finance Officers Association Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting program. This program represents the highest standards in government accounting and financial reporting. the City is proud to have been awarded a certificate for this program for 18 consecutive years. Copies of CAFR's may be found here.