Finance

Vision Statement

The Finance Department for the City of Brookfield aspires to be an excellent, trusted, respected resource by working accurately, efficiently and effectively; sharing knowledge; resolving problems; engaging in service-oriented transactions; and equipping the City of Brookfield with the financial resources needed to serve both its internal and external stakeholders. 

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Accounts payable
  • Administering the City's payroll process
  • Coordination of the annual City budget for submission to Finance Committee and Common Council
  • Debt management
  • General billing and collection for City services provided, including fire protection fees, false alarms and other services.
  • Monitor City's purchasing policies
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements and coordination of annual audit
  • Preparation of required State of Wisconsin financial reports and forms
  • Primary staff support to the Finance Committee
  • Property tax collection and settlement with other governments
  • Provide training of City personnel in the use of the computerized financial system
  • Supervision of the City Risk Management program and insurance
  • Treasury management and investment of City funds
  • Utility billing and collection