The Department of Financial Services is comprised of three divisions – Finance, Parking Authority and Customer Service. This department serves as a support service for all other departments within the City.
The primary function of the Finance Division is to monitor, record and report all financial transactions of the City. It ensures that all transactions are accounted for in a timely manner, that all applicable policies and procedures are followed, and that controls to ensure the recording and dissemination of accurate information are in place. This division handles the payroll for all City employees, processes utility payments, pays all invoices for goods and services used by City departments, records and tracks fixed assets, monitors grant funding, prepares and monitors the annual budget and capital improvement plan, and tracks the City’s outstanding debt.
The responsibilities for parking systems within the City of Deerfield Beach are handled by the Parking Authority division. This includes parking meter maintenance and installation. The city also offers residents the option to purchase an annual parking pass that may be used in municipal parking lots.
The Customer Service division is responsible for billing all utility customers, establishing accounts for new customers and for responding to customer inquiries. This division is supported by the utility fund operations.