The Accounting Division of the Finance Department safeguards the City's assets and seeks to provide accurate and timely financial data. It is the responsibility of the Accounting Division to direct and monitor all financial transactions recorded in the accounting system in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and guidelines. It reports on the financial position of the City and its departments and coordinates and prepares the City's annual financial statements.
Sections of the Accounting Division include:
The General Accounting Section reviews,
analyzes and records financial data, and is responsible for
the month-end and year-end reconciling and closing of
The Accounts Payable Section of the Accounting Division provides professional and courteous customer service with the goal of producing timely and accurate financial services while safeguarding City assets through effective internal controls.
The Accounts Receivable/Collections
Section of the Accounting Division strengthens cash inflows
through a process that includes the creation of invoices,
monitoring past due accounts, and the efficient recovery of
outstanding payments owed to the City.
The Payroll Section of the Accounting Division provides timely and accurate payments to our employees, while maintaining compliance with City policies & procedures, labor agreements, and State and Federal laws.
The Treasury Section of the Accounting Division is the central cashiering location where all of the City's revenues are funneled through. This section serves as custodian of the City's cash resources and ensures that the City has enough cash on hand at all times to meet its day to day financial obligations.
3900 Main St.
Riverside, CA 92522
Phone: (951) 826-5454