Chief Financial Officer
Rebecca W. Sutton, CPA, joined the City of Orlando on December 5, 2005 as the Chief Financial Officer. She has worked with state and local governments for the past 30 years both in positions of public service with governmental units and in private sector positions serving governments. Prior to joining the City, she was Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the State of Florida.
The mission of the Office of Business & Financial Services is to safeguard the assets and manage the financial affairs of the City including revenue collection, real estate, cash disbursements, accounting and financial reporting, investments, debt management and risk management. To maintain reasonable internal controls to protect the City’s assets and ensure the timely and accurate recording of transactions in accordance with accounting standards for state and local governments. To provide services that support the operations of City Departments. To manage the City’s investment and debt portfolios in such a manner as to achieve the highest possible investment return with stringent safeguards, and reduce the annual and total cost of the City’s debt. To provide timely advice to the City’s elected and appointed officials on issues affecting the current and future financial affairs of the City.
The Office of Business & Financial Services includes the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Treasury / Pensions, Accounting & Control, Grants Management, Real Estate, Risk Management and Budget, Fleet Management, Purchasing, Facilities Management and Technology Management