Austin Finance Department in Austin Minnesota

Address and phone number for Austin Finance Department, a Finance Department, at 4th Avenue Northeast, Austin MN.


Name
Austin Finance Department
Address
500 4th Avenue Northeast, Austin, Minnesota, 55912
Phone
507-437-9940

About the Austin Finance Department

The Austin Finance Department, located in Austin, MN, is responsible for financial administration in Austin. The Finance Department oversees accounting, cash management, debt management, and investment management, including preparing financial statements and enforcing financial controls. Government financial records created by the Finance Department are available to the public.

You may contact the Department of Finance for questions about:
  • Mower County government financial records
  • Austin financial management
  • Municipal bonds and investments
  • Unclaimed property in Austin, MN
  • Government budget reports
Austin Government Financial Records

The Finance Department records all government financial transactions, including accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable, and employee benefits transactions. The Austin Department of Finance also reconciles bank statements to the general ledger to ensure Austin government financial records are accurate. In addition to financial management services, the Finance Department creates annual financial statements detailing Austin government financial activities, which are available to the public. These financial statements undergo audits from an outside agency to verify their accuracy and representation of the Austin government's financial situation.

Unclaimed Property in Austin, MN

The Austin Finance Department provides information on unclaimed property located in Austin, MN. These records allow rightful owners to claim their property. The Finance Department also provides resources to identify unclaimed funds, including for heirs or beneficiaries. Contact the Finance Department for information about Mower County databases to search for unclaimed funds or property, as well as information on recovering found cash and property.

Financial Reporting & Controls

In Austin, the Finance Department develops and implements internal controls designed to promote transparency in financial management. These controls also prevent fraud, misuse, and misappropriation of funds. The Finance Department enforces rules for approving payments, handling cash, and processing payments. During the annual audit review, an external agency reviews Austin government compliance with these internal controls.

Mower County Government Investments

The Finance Department manages the Austin government's investments and cash on hand. This includes balancing the need for cash on hand to cover current activities and obligations with the opportunity to maximize investment returns. The Finance Department adopts policies on cash management and investment, and it also provides information on Mower County government investments.

Government Bonds & Debt Offerings

The Austin Finance Department manages government bonds and debt offerings, including issuing bonds to pay for infrastructure improvements and public projects. The Department of Finance must size the bond offering and create an Official Statement, which provide rating agencies with information to assign the bonds a credit rating. Contact the Austin Finance Department for more information on Austin government bonds and debt offerings.

Contact the Austin Finance Department

You may contact the Austin Finance Department by calling 507-437-9940, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Austin Finance Department, 500 4th Avenue Northeast, Austin, Minnesota, 55912.


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