OFFICE OF FINANCE - MUNICIPAL FINANCE SERVICES
Municipal Finance Services unit of the Office of Finance
develops policy and provides guidance to municipalities and other local
governments in the area of municipal finance.
Primary functions include the following:
- Ensures compliance with state financial reporting requirements including
the administration of the Municipal Auditing Act and the State Single Audit Act
for municipalities, other local governments, and non-profit entities.
- Monitors the financial condition of
municipalities and work with municipal entities facing fiscal challenges, including
the reviewing of municipal budgets and providing staff support to the Municipal Finance Advisory Commission
- Provides policies and procedures to assist municipalities in completing and filing their Annual Reports in accordance with the Uniform System of Accounting (the Municipal Uniform Chart of Accounts). Click on the link below for more information.
analyzes, benchmarks, and publishes municipal financial data, including:
- Provide an Electronic Audit Reporting System (EARS) to allow independent auditors to
file audit reports on behalf of their clients on the OPM website. The reports are available to state agencies
and the public to view and download.
Government Finance Officers Association is a nationally recognized body that
promotes the professional management of governments for the public
benefit by identifying and developing financial policies and practices
and promoting them through education, training and leadership.