The Office of Municipal Finance is responsible for compiling and maintaining the financial records of the City of Everett to insure compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations.

The functions of the Office of Municipal Finance are to maintain cash receipts records, reconcile receipts to the Treasurer's Detail, process payroll for all city departments, including the schools, process all payments to vendors and individuals, reconcile receipts with the Treasurer's Office, maintain all records of grants, gifts and other special revenue funds, maintain the City's General Ledger, maintain all records of city debt as authorized by City Council, and prepare reports of revenue and expenditure and departmental budget balances. 
Included in the Finance Department are:
  1. Auditor

    The Auditor provides an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity by examining and evaluating City organizational activities through financial, compliance, operational, and revenue audits that promote maximum accountability, efficiency and effectiveness.

  2. Budget

    The primary responsibility of the Budget Office is to prepare the annual operating, enterprise and capital budgets for submission by the Mayor to the City Council as required by Chapter 44 of the Massachusetts General Laws.

  3. Collector

    The Collector's Office collects taxes and other receipts such as fees, licenses and permits for the city.

  4. Purchasing

    The mission of the Purchasing Department is to acquire and dispose of, supplies, services and real property at the best value to the City, while ensuring compliance with all state laws, regulations and City ordinances.

  5. Treasurer

    The Treasurer’s Office is responsible for the collection, disbursement, transfer, investment, and borrowing of funds for the City of Everett.