Columbia

Finance

Responsibilities

The primary mission of the Finance Department is to handle and report the financial transactions of the City in order to allow for financial oversight and advice which helps the City make the best use of its assets. 

Department Employees

To contact department employees directly, please click on the "Directory" link located at the bottom of the Contact Us section of this page.

Director of Finance/Human Resources

The Director of Finance is the chief financial officer for the City. The Finance Director oversees all the functions of the finance department, including benefits administration and onboarding processes, and is responsible for maintaining financial compliance by recording and reporting all financial transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Accounting Specialist/Human Resources Assistant

The Accounting Specialist is responsible for payroll and assisting the Director of Finance in all functions, including compilation and analysis of financial reports.

Accounting Clerk

The Accounting Clerk is responsible for accounts payable, utility billing, accounts receivable and customer service.