Finance Department

Mission Statement

The mission of the office of Finance Director/Treasurer is to perform all financial and fiduciary responsibilities with efficiency, accuracy and professionalism in order to provide quality service to the public and staff.

Program Description

The office of the Finance Director/Treasurer is comprised of two divisions: financial management and utility services. The department provides services including:

  • Accounting
  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable
  • Budgeting
  • Collection and investment of city funds
  • Debt administration
  • Development of internal controls and financial policies
  • Payroll
  • Special improvement district accounting
  • Utility billing

The office also provides contracted accounting services for the City of Jerome Urban Renewal Agency.

Finance Director Responsibilities

The Finance Director is appointed, serving under the City Administrator and is responsible for managing accounting, finance and compliance records relating to finance, budget, grants, and investments.