The primary function of the Finance Department is the administration of all financial activities of the City of Columbus. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Arranging for the issuance of bonds to finance capital projects
  • Maintaining all accounting records of the city
  • Maintaining computer hardware and software
  • Preparing and administering the annual budget
  • Preparing monthly and annual financial statements
  • Processing payroll and accounts payable
  • Safekeeping and investing city funds
  • Supervising the collection and disbursement of city money