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