The staff is responsible for the development and monitoring of the annual Fire Services operating budget consisting of major expenditures such as:
- Materials and Supplies
- Capital Outlay
To ensure that the Bureaus operate within the Council-approved budget:
- Forecasts are prepared periodically
- Five-Year plans are developed
Finance ensures the integrity of the Fire Services financial information by preparing and maintaining accurate accounting records and providing timely and accurate reports to the Command Staff and Bureau Managers.
Purchasing ensures that requisitions and contracts are in compliance with established procurement policies and procedures.
Accounts payable consists of direct accounts payable and purchase order/contract payables. The staff is responsible for timely processing of invoices and travel authorizations and expenditures, ensures that supporting documentation and approvals are in compliance with established procedures.
The staff is responsible for the invoicing and collection of hazardous materials recovery, petty cash, and other types of miscellaneous revenues.