Finance

Overview


The City of Belleview Finance Department is responsible for the financial reporting and record keeping of the City. This office encompasses Fiscal Oversight and Internal Controls that include: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, General Ledger, Capital Assets, Audit, Budget, Cemetery, Cash Management, Customer Service and Garbage/Utility Billing. These Financial responsibilities provide public financial services and transparencies in accordance with established city and financial policies and accounting standards.


Management


The Finance Department falls under the direction of the Finance Director who answers directly to the City Commission and coordinates with the City Administrator. The Finance Department consists of two divisions; the Accounting Division and the Customer Service/Utility Billing Division.
Finance Organization

Mission


The mission of the Finance Office is to recommend and implement sound fiscal policies, ensure the effective and efficient use of fiscal resources, establish controls to adequately safeguard assets, and to provide the public with reports which demonstrate fiscal accountability and transparency in accordance with the highest administrative standards.

Purpose


The Finance Department develops and implements financial and accounting policies and procedures. It also provides a sound accounting system for protecting the City's assets by recording and reporting financial transactions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Government Accounting Standards Board pronouncements and other legally mandated standards.