The Finance Department is responsible for managing the City's financial matters. Primary functions include administration, budgeting, planning, accounting, investments, licensing, payroll, accounts payable and receivable, insurance, and pension administration.

The Finance Department is responsible for the accurate and timely recording of the City's financial transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principals. The Finance Department performs daily reviews, balances, and classifies all transactions related to accounts receivable, billing, accounts payable, payroll, and purchasing. Balancing cash receipts and preparing deposits are also daily duties of the Finance Department.