Welcome to the City of Visalia's Finance Department...
To provide quality financial services by providing a high level of accountability for public funds, meeting or exceeding the customer’s expectation, timely and accurately delivering information and a bias towards continuous improvement.
Finance is responsible for the City’s fiscal operations including the planning, directing, monitoring, and improving the City’s financial resources. The Finance Department consists of seven divisions: 1) Management; 2) Budget & Analysis; 3) Accounting; 4) Utilities Billing; 5) Materials Management; 6) Property Management; 7) Non-Departmental. The Management division is responsible for the planning and directing of the City’s financial resources. The Budget & Analysis division is responsible for preparation of the Budget, Capital Improvement Program, and Audit Report along with the treasury functions. The Accounting division is responsible for various accounting functions including accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, and other general accounting functions. The Utilities Billing division is responsible for the collection of utility billing revenue for the City. The Materials Management division handles the City’s centralized purchasing function. The Property Management division manages leases for all City-owned property. Non-Departmental division accounts for costs associated not directly associated with any single department such as property tax collection charges, non-profit support and general revenue and expenditures.