The Finance Department manages the financial operations of the City of Sedalia. The city spends over $35 million per budget year. The Accounting Manager is responsible for the accounting of these funds in a manner consistent with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
The Finance Department is responsible for the daily management of all financial services. This includes accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, investing city funds, and preparing financial statements for City Council and public record. The Finance Department processes the payment of invoices and issues checks for all the city's 21 departments. They also account for all revenue received by the city. Finally, the Finance Department processes payroll, and issues checks for the city's 232 full-time, and approximately 116 part-time and seasonal employees.
The Finance Department includes the collections and licensing function of the City government and Sedalia's Municipal Court office. Interested in doing business in Sedalia? View the Permits and Licensing page for more information.