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Finance Department - FY 24

Assumed Outcomes:

  • Effective and transparent stewardship of Town finances and records including compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) and standards set by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) 
  • Meaningful internal and external communication networks
  • Efficient foundation for Town operations
  • Highly responsive internal and external customer service
  • Accurate and timely payroll and benefit administration



  • Annual independent financial audit
  • GASB and GAAP Compliance
  • Grant reporting 
  • Financial oversight for the collection of many state fees
  • Red Flag rules regarding utility payments
  • Statutory release of lien filings regarding taxes and sewer
  • Collection and statutory notice and filings regarding tax lien process


Current Methods:

  • Maintain Accounting Information System
  • Budget Preparation and Administration
  • Financial Analysis & Reporting
  • Processing of Accounts Payable & Receivable
  • Reconciliation of all bank accounts, internal assigned fund balance accounts, real estate and personal property tax accounts (A/R), ambulance billings, and sewer accounts
  • Maintaining general fixed asset listing
  • Managing Investment Accounts
  • Payroll Processing and Benefits Administration
  • Vendor Communications
  • Undertaking internal audit cycles throughout the year
  • Daily cash deposits and reconciliations


Current Resources

Personnel:   2.5 FTE

  • Finance Manager, Bookkeeper, & Part-time Senior Staff Accountant