The Finance Department reports to the Township Clerk and serves three key functions for the Township:
  • Accounting
  • Accounts payable
  • Payroll
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The Clerk's Office is mandated to maintain separate accounts for each of the funds owned by the Township. Additionally, it is tasked with the preparation and upkeep of journals and ledgers essential for accurately depicting the assets, liabilities, fund equities, revenues, and expenditures associated with each Township fund.

Accounting Responsibilities

  • Maintain strict compliance with all generally accepted governmental accounting procedures
  • Provide financial reporting, forecast reporting, bank reconciliations, transaction entries, supplementary reports, and record keeping
  • Provide fixed asset tracking
  • Engage with department heads and elected officials to gather pertinent information to assist in the preparation and maintenance of annual  budgets, audits, and policies

Accounts Payable Responsibilities

  • Thoroughly maintain and organize records related to accounts payable
  • Generate and provide 1099 forms in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Record and facilitate payments for expenditures associated with each department and fund
  • Submit detailed reports of checks to the Board for necessary approvals before disbursement

Payroll Responsibilities

  • Maintain accurate and organized payroll records
  • Administer the payroll process for all employees, Commissioners, and Board members
  • Report and process payroll taxes in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and requirements