City of Perris

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City of Perris

Finance

The Finance Department is charged with maintaining the financial and accounting system of the City in a manner consistent with the highest professional standards and in accordance with legal requirements and generally accepted accounting principles.

Additionally, the Finance Department provides the City Council and City Departments with timely decision-support financial information. Safeguarding the City’s assets is another key function of the Finance Department. This department also coordinates the preparation of the budget and monitors performance throughout the year in relation to this budget. The Finance staff screen all expenditures to ensure accurate and timely payment of the City’s obligations.

In 2006, the Finance Department was awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

Business License

The Finance Department is also responsible for the receipt, review, control and processing of all business licenses. It is also intended to protect the interest of legitimate businesses in the City from unfair completion with businesses operating in violation of federal, state and local laws.

The department also promotes the attributes of the city and encourages new business opportunity.

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