The Financial Services Department maintains financial integrity and accountability to the citizens of Las Cruces through fiscal oversight and safeguarding public assets. Within the department, financial reporting and accounting personnel maintain financial data in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), auditing standards, and federal and state regulations. Closely related to, but separate from the Financial Services Department, is the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) which coordinates the preparation and development of the annual operating budget, the capital budget and the multi-year capital improvement program for the City.
Accounting personnel maintain financial data in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), auditing standards, and federal and state regulations.
Disbursements personnel are responsible for payments to vendors for goods and services and overseeing travel related activities.
Grants & Contracts Administration is charged with obtaining state, federal and other grants for City projects and services as well as meeting all compliance requirements from awarded funding.
Purchasing staff are dedicated to ensuring the effective and efficient purchase of goods and services in order to provide cost effective and high quality services to the citizens of Las Cruces. Anyone interested in doing business with the City can access more details and contact information.
The Treasurer’s Office is responsible for cash management, investment management, banking activities, City bonding and debt, and general billing and accounts receivable.