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Responsibilities

The Finance Department is responsible for and performs the following services:

  • Calculating the annual appropriation limit
  • Coordinating annual and special audits
  • Coordinating the preparation of the city's bi-annual operating budget
  • Issuing interim financial reports on the city's fiscal and budgetary status
  • Issuing the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
  • Maintaining online access of financial information to departmental fiscal officers and other city information system users
  • Preparing state controller's reports

Functions

The department is responsible for managing the city's financial operations in accordance with established fiscal policies. The primary functions of the department include:

  • Administration of all city funds and accounts
  • Business license
  • Preparation of all necessary financial reports and performing internal audits
  • Preparation of the annual operating budget
  • Purchasing, risk management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll functions
  • Utility billing

  1. Lorena Rocha

    Finance Director

  2. Finance

    Physical Address
    445 E Florida Avenue
    City Hall
    Hemet, CA 92543

    Phone: (951) 765-2330
    Fax: (951) 765-2337