The Finance Department provides financial support services to the Mayor, City Council, and other City departments. The Finance Department assists departments in meeting their service objectives by allocating and monitoring the City's financial resources, financial reporting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and other financial transactions. The department monitors and reports on the financial position of the City. The Department assists the Mayor with the annual operating and capital improvement budgets, and in developing and maintaining the city's long-range financial projections. Also, the Finance Department directs and manages the financial activities of the City and manages services provided to other City departments.

Services provided by the department include annual budget preparation and administration, preparation of the City's annual financial statements & reports, general accounting and reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, asset management, payroll, debt management, and long-range financial planning.