The Finance Department is responsible for all financial functions and technology systems of the City of Maryland Heights. Within the department are four programs: Finance, Geographic Information Services, Information Technology and Risk Management.
The Finance program performs the accounting functions of the city. It generates all financial reports, performs cash management and adherence to federal and state regulations regarding payroll reporting, budget publication, investing, grant compliance, etc. The city has been awarded the Governmental Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement in Financial Reporting for its consolidated annual financial report (CAFR) and the GFOA Distinguished Budget Preparation Award for its annual budget document each year since 1989.
Geographic Information Services
Geographic Information Services (GIS) provides centralized mapping and spatial data analysis for all departments.
Information Technology (IT) provides computer hardware and software support and support of the city’s office technology systems. It maintains the wide area network, management information system, telephone system, pagers, voice mail and copy machines.
The Risk Management program protects the city against financial consequences of unforeseen losses and its employees from financial loss resulting from on-duty injuries or illness.