City of Alexandria, VA
The Finance Department collects and manages all City funds, assesses and collects revenues and taxes, issues business licenses, provides assistance to residents in filing state income tax returns, maintains the City's tax relief programs and manages City retirement plans.
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The Administration Division is responsible for the overall management of the Finance Department and provides administrative and information technology support to other divisions.
The Revenue Administration Division assesses and enforces personal property, meal sales, transient lodging and other taxes; issues business and professional licenses, provides state income tax information, and prepares state income tax returns for City residents. This Division also administers the City's real estate tax relief programs.
The Treasury Division is responsible for the investment, disbursement, and collection of all City monies and sells such items as vehicle decals, residential parking permits and bus passes.
The Accounting Division maintains records on the financial operations of the City, prepares the City's monthly and annual financial reports, prepares checks to fulfill City obligations to vendors, maintains the City's employee payroll, manages miscellaneous billing, and monitors expenditures and revenues to determine budgetary compliance.
The Purchasing Division is responsible for centralized City procurement, including the processing of purchase orders and vendor list control. All City purchases exceeding $30,000 are made by the Purchasing Division through both formal and informal competitive bidding procedures.
The Pension Administration Division manages pension plans for City employees and uniformed service employees.
Risk Management is responsible for City's workers' compensation claims management, safety management, insurance management, and liability claims management for the City.