Financial Services Department

Responsibilities of the Finance Department

Maintaining ongoing, accurate and consistent records of the city’s finances is a critical component of responsibly handling Crestview’s budget, which is greater than $35 million. The Finance Department within the Clerk’s Office is responsible for processing and accounting for:

·        Accounts payable

·        Accounts receivable

·        Employee payrolls

·        Payment collection

·        Utility billing

The department processes all insurance claims including worker’s compensation,; issues city purchase orders; and performs additional project, grant, and pension accounting and reporting as necessary.


Finance Director Responsibilities 

The finance director, at the direction of the City Clerk, is responsible for the coordination of all of the city’s financial activities and acts as a liaison to the public and other city departments. This includes:

·        Accounting and reporting of all financial transactions

·        Audit coordination

·        Budget preparation and monitoring

·        Cash management

·        Maintenance of accounting records