Functions & Responsibilities

The function of the Finance Department is to monitor and report on the financial position of the Town of Atherton and to provide high level of service to internal and external customers. The department oversees the budget process for the town and works with departments on the Five-Year Capital Improvement Program, as well as accounting for all revenues and expenditures, grants programs, and fiscal support to various town committees.

Responsibilities include:

  • Cash receipts
  • Payroll administration
  • Accounts payable
  • All treasury functions
  • Provide for completion of annual independent audit report
  • Filing of required reports with other government agencies