The Finance Department is responsible for the overall financial and accounting operations of the City, including the Successor Agency to the San Bruno Redevelopment Agency. The department ensures that the Fiscal activities of the City are performed, recorded, and presented in compliance with professional and ethical standards. The primary services provided include:
Financial Reporting & Accounting
Provide departments with regular financial reports and provide quarterly budget status updates to the City Council. On an annual basis, this information is used to complete the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, special reports to State and Federal Agency Grant Administrators, and bondholders.
Budgeting, Purchasing & General Administration
Maintain financial oversight of the organization by preparing and monitoring the City Council approved budgets, issuing purchase order contracts, administering competitive bids, and implementing internal controls.
Revenue Services Customer Service
Generate and manage utility bills for nearly 12,000 accounts, serving both residential and commercial locations.
Accounts (Employee & Vendor) Payable
Provide weekly payment for services and supplies rendered by vendors and biweekly payroll for City employees.
Collect the City's business taxes on over 3,000 open tax accounts. In addition to business taxes, the Department is responsible for invoicing and collecting miscellaneous receivables such as transient occupancy taxes, reimbursements from developers, and rental agreements.