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The Finance Department mission is to work interactively with all City departments by providing a financial management information system consistent with local, state and federal requirements.

The Accounting ensures that the City's financial systems meet GASB, GAAP and other appropriate standards. This involves assisting in the development, maintenance and audit of the accounting systems.

The functions of the Accounting include accounting for the Governmental Funds, Enterprise Funds and Fiduciary Funds.

Additional Responsibilities

Preparing the annual operating and capital budget in concert with the City Manager.

Monitoring and analyzing the activities of the current fiscal year to project trends in both revenues and expenditures that will have an effect on future budgets and fund balance.

Preparing the documents required by the Department of Revenue Administration to set the City's tax rate.

Producing all monthly and annual financial statements that are submitted to the City Manager and City Council. These reports are the basis of the annual Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

Preparing documentations and coordinating the sale of bonds to fund capital projects.

Contact Information

Finance Director:
Judie Belanger
1 Junkins Avenue
Portsmouth, NH 03801

(603) 610 - 7223
(603) 427-1575