The mission of the Finance Department is to provide accurate, timely, clear and complete financial information to City Council, City departments, citizens, and the community at large while acting as the chief financial consultant to the City Manager and City Council. The Finance Department is committed to maintaining the financial stability and integrity of the City through sound fiscal policies and procedures that safeguard the City’s assets.
The Finance Department is responsible for providing fiscal oversight and control to all City operating departments. As a central support function, the Finance Department administers the City’s budget and works in partnership with other City departments to develop budgets, implement control measures, and maximize the value of the City’s assets. As such, the Department provides quality services in conformance with the highest professional standards and has received various awards for excellence in financial reporting and distinguished budget presentation by national and state organizations of municipal finance officers.
The Finance Department’s primary functions include: accounting, budgeting, business licensing, cashiering, short/long-term financial planning and reporting, technology networking services, payroll services, purchasing, risk management, vendor payments, utility billing, and providing support to internal departments.
Additional information can be accessed by navigating through the following links.
117 Macneil Street, San Fernando, CA 91340
(818) 898-1212 | Finance@sfcity.org
*Note: City Hall is closed every other Friday due to a 9/80 work schedule