The Finance Department of the City of Boulder City is responsible for all financial aspects relating to the functioning of the City. Those aspects include all budget preparation and control, accounting and financial management, payroll and payables, utility billing and licensing.
Mission Statement/Activity Description:
To insure citizen confidence in the financial integrity of the City, to provide the financial, technical and communications resources and support needed to accomplish City goals and oversee the management of the City's land resources.
To accomplish this mission, the Finance Department is structured into three divisions of: Administration/Land Management, Accounting, and Utilities/Licensing.
The Finance Director heads the department and serves as the City Real Estate Officer. Administration also oversees the bi-weekly payroll preparation and handles employee benefits programs and new employee orientation for payroll and benefits. Accounting provides vendor payments, financial reporting and budget preparation. Utilities/Licensing provides meter reading, billing and collection for all utilities; administers the business and liquor licensing and issues various permits and collects and deposits money due the City.
Goals and Strategic Issues:
1. Enhance the City's financial reputation by continuing to secure "clean" audit opinions and national awards for excellence in budgeting and financial reporting.
2. Provide comprehensive, computerized financial, budgeting and office support systems accessible and usable by all City departments and functions.
3. Provide accurate, timely and appropriate financial and budget reporting to City staff, administrative and elected officials, the media and citizens.