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Finance Department

200 E. Santa Clara St.
San José, CA 95113

Main: (408) 535-7000
Fax: (408) 292-6482

Business Tax: (408) 535-7055
Fax: (408) 292-6480

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Finance Department helps to manage, protect and report on the City of San José's financial resources to enhance the City's financial condition for residents, businesses and investors.

Department Services
The Finance Department has four core divisions: Accounting, Purchasing, Revenue Management and Treasury. The Finance Department works in partnership with the departments of Human Resources, Information Technology, Public Works and Retirement as the Strategic Support City Service Area (CSA) to effectively develop, manage and safeguard the City’s fiscal, physical, technological and human resources to enable and enhance the delivery of City services and projects.

The core services the Finance Department provides include: 

Disbursements – The Disbursements core service within the Accounting Division facilitates timely and accurate payments of the City’s financial obligations which includes vendor payments and payroll.

Financial Reporting – The Financial Reporting core service within the Accounting Division provides accurate and meaningful reporting on the City’s financial condition which includes the City of San Jose’s Monthly Financial Reports and the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). 

Purchasing & Materials Management – The Purchasing & Materials Management core service within the Purchasing Division purchases and provides quality products and services in a cost-effective manner, and ensures insurance coverage for the City’s assets. 

Revenue Management – The Revenue Management core service within the Revenue Management Division bills and collects revenue to enhance the City’s financial condition. 

Treasury Management – The Treasury Management core service within the Treasury Division provides cost-effective financing, investments and cash collection of the City’s resources to maintain and enhance the City’s financial condition.