Finance Department


The mission of the Finance Department is to manage, support, and facilitate quality customer support, financial planning and analysis, budgeting, financial reporting, and the audit of the City of El Cerrito and to enhance the delivery of financial information to the organization and to the community. This is accomplished by:
  • Developing and maintaining financial reporting systems to support the effective and efficient operations of the organization and to keep the public, City Council, and City management apprised of the financial condition of the City
  • Focusing financial resource issues for the development of appropriate financial policies
  • Promoting effective service delivery through continued development of departmental employees
  • Providing budgeting, accounting, treasury, billing and collection, accounts payable, payroll, and other financial functions