Accounting Bureau
Director, Joe Oswald

The bureau's major objectives include recording the City's financial activity, maintaining the centralized accounting system, preparing payroll, processing payments and issuing required financial reports.

The Accounting Bureau performs the following functions:

  • Accounting Verification - Process payments to vendors providing goods and services to all City departments and agencies.
  • General Accounting - Record all financial activity on the City's general and subsidiary ledgers and produce interim and yearly financial reports. Maintain the City's central accounting system.
  • Grants Accounting & Administration - Centrally account for all grant related activity in accordance with single audit requirements of the Federal Government and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Payroll - Process weekly payroll and associated fringe benefit payments.

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