Finance Department

Mission Statement

The mission of the Finance Department is to ensure that all resources of the City of Montpelier are managed and accounted for in an effective and efficient manner, that all financial records are presented in a timely, accurate and meaningful format and that all staff members work toward continuous improvement and professional service.

Responsibilities & Duties

The Finance Department oversees all of the City's financial matters. It is responsible for maintaining the daily accounting records and providing payroll, payables and billing services for the City’s governmental and business activities. 
The Finance Department provides regular financial information to Department Heads, the City Manager, the City Council and residents. Our department prepares the annual City budget, manages human resources, prepares year-end financial statements and coordinates the annual audit. Financial records are maintained to insure compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations.

The department also oversees all grant financial activities to assure proper use and reporting of grant funds.

Many reports are available on the City's web site: