To oversee all Finances and Budgets of the Town of Brookhaven in compliance with all prescribed rules and regulations as mandated by New York State Laws, as well as the Comptroller, Local Laws, Generally Accepted Government Accounting Standards, applicable Federal Statues, and the Town Board.
The Department of Finance is responsible for the day-to-day fiscal operations of the Town and the development and implementation of sound fiscal policy, procedures and controls sufficient to safeguard the Town’s assets and maintain accurate records of all financial transactions in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Accounting Standards. Responsibilities central to the Department of Finance include:
- Financial Accounting
- Accounts Receivables and Payables
- Cash and Investment Management
- Employee Payroll
- Financial Reporting
- Internal Audit and Control
- Grants Management
- Debt Issuance and Management
The Finance Department also assists the Supervisor’s Office in the development of the annual operating and capital budgets; provides daily budgetary oversight and compliance during the fiscal year; and provides periodic budgetary reporting as required.
The Division of Grants shall administer, manage, track, and monitor grants, including accounting control and project management, and procedures to meet auditing requirements. The division shall oversee and coordinate the use of grant writing contracts.
- Tentative Budget must be filed by September 30th
- Adopted Budget must be adopted by November 20th