The purpose of the Finance Division is to provide accurate financial information from which educated judgments can be made on the financial health of the City and decisions can be made by management regarding City operations. The Finance Department’s responsibilities include accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general accounting, financial planning, cash and investment management, cash receipting, internal control monitoring, audit, monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting, budget preparation and financial analyses. Our goals and objectives are to: provide timely, accurate, user-friendly and transparent financial information and services; ensure compliance with purchasing laws and regulations; ensure proper internal control in city operations to safeguard city resources; and maintain reliability and integrity of City’s financial data and processes.
Doing Business With the City of Lakewood
If you would like to receive payment by direct deposit please fill out the vendor payment authorization form , attach a voided check (no deposit slips please) and send them to the address marked.