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Town of Silver City
Box 1188
Silver City, NM 88062

About the Finance Department

To record, analyze, monitor, manage, and maintain the Town's financial resources in a sound and efficient manner, and to report on this financial activity in an effective and timely manner.

  1. To provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers
  2. To continually strive for accurate meter readings and account billings
  3. To provide Management, Agencies, Council Members, and Auditors with sound, reliable information
  4. To keep up with new technology to accommodate the Town's growth and future requirements
  5. To comply with federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to financial administration and GAPP (generally accepted accounting principles)
  6. To comply with grant award requirements and reporting
  7. To prepare timely check runs for vendor payments
  8. To prepare timely payroll runs for Town employees
  9. To assist, train, & monitor that proper Procurement guidelines are followed for Town purchases

The Finance Department provides a wide range of services to both internal and external customers and its employees. A summary of Departments and services follows:

Administration & Accounting Division
  • Oversees department divisions
  • Prepares Yearly Budgets
  • Prepares Monthly, Quarterly, & End-of-Year Closing
  • Prepares Quarterly & Yearly DFA Reports
  • Manages Investments
  • Prepares other daily & monthly routines to keep Internal Control requirements in place

Purchasing Division
  • Manages and prepares Bid Proposals, Quotes, & Contracts
  • Maintains Town's Purchasing Card Process

Accounts Payable Division
  • Prepares weekly vendor checks
  • Maintains NTTC & W-9 Town files

Payroll Division
  • Manages Bi-weekly Town Payrolls
  • Maintains Employee Payroll Requests (Direct Deposit, Utility Payment, etc) and related files
  • Prepares End-of-Year W-2 and 1099 forms
  • Prepares Gross Receipts Monthly reporting

Utility Billing Division
  • Maintains & Bills for Customer Utility/Water accounts
  • Maintains Memory Lane Cemetery Records & Billing
  • Maintains & Bills for Other Town service charges

Meters Division
  • Responsible for monthly meter readings and maintenance

All divisions are included in the General Budget, except for the last two, Utility Billing & Meters, which are included in the Water/Sewer Enterprise Fund.

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