Finance Department

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The Finance Director is Alicia Steward.  The department has employees in the following divisions:

Summary of Services

The Finance Department provides financial management of all City funds.  The department maintains an accounting and reporting system in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, performs the City's daily accounting operations, prepares and monitors the budget, administers the investment and debt portfolios, and prepares the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.  The Finance Department is also responsible for utility billing, revenue collection, financial accounting systems, and purchasing/warehousing functions.
It is our mission to provide professional delivery of services to the City and the public through timely billing and collection of City revenue, prompt payment to vendors, timely and accurate financial information, cost effective procurement of goods and services, and optimum maintenance of computer systems.
The Finance Department has received national recognition from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.  The certificate awarded for the fiscal year ended 2017 marks the twenty-eighth year the award has been received by the City of Elizabeth City.