COVID-19 UPDATE: Beginning Monday, April 12, 2021, City Hall is open to walk-in traffic. City Hall business hours remain Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For information about how to access services, please see the City’s Frequently Asked Questions at www.cityofcamarillo.org/covid19. We thank you for your patience as we navigate this pandemic together, and for your understanding that these efforts are intended to minimize the spread of COVID-19.
The Director of Finance manages a staff of 18 employees ensuring management and the City Council are informed of all matters affecting the financial stability of the City. The Finance Department manages the City’s daily financial operations, providing assistance to our citizens, and financial and budgetary support and guidance to all City Departments and the City Council. Finance manages an investment portfolio, provides ongoing analysis of City revenues, forecasts and manages cash to ensure adequate liquidity for expenditure requirements, and the following services.
Budget, Financial Reporting & Treasury division oversees the Annual Budget preparation, financial monitoring and reporting; Comprehensive Annual Financial Report preparation (CAFR), and coordinates annual audits; daily Cash flow and provides oversight of the City’s investment portfolio; City Bond management including new-money and refunding debt; Recognized Obligation Payments Schedule (ROPS) for the Camarillo City Council as the Successor Agency to the Camarillo Community Development Commission for redevelopment purposes.
Customer Service division assists residents with Utility billing services for water, sewer and refuse services, managing online customer billing records and payments; performs cashiering responsibility for all City Hall transactions, as well as accounting for all bank deposits from other City facilities; administers the Business Tax Ordinance and licensing; administers the collection of Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) and business improvement district assessments.Accounting Services division consists of Accounts Payable, Purchasing, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll functions; manages the accounting for Federal and State Grants, administers the City’s grant programs; maintains the Master User Fee Schedule.