Bemidji City Finance Department in Bemidji Minnesota

Address and phone number for Bemidji City Finance Department, a Finance Department, at 4th Street Northwest, Bemidji MN.


Name
Bemidji City Finance Department
Address
317 4th Street Northwest, Bemidji, Minnesota, 56601
Phone
218-759-3563

About the Bemidji City Finance Department

The Bemidji City Finance Department, located in Bemidji, MN, is responsible for financial administration in Bemidji. 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:
  • Beltrami County government financial records
  • Bemidji financial management
  • Municipal bonds and investments
  • Unclaimed property in Bemidji, MN
  • Government budget reports
Bemidji Government Financial Records

The Finance Department records all government financial transactions, including accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable, and employee benefits transactions. The Bemidji Department of Finance also reconciles bank statements to the general ledger to ensure Bemidji government financial records are accurate. In addition to financial management services, the Finance Department creates annual financial statements detailing Bemidji 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 Bemidji government's financial situation.

Unclaimed Property in Bemidji, MN

The Bemidji City Finance Department provides information on unclaimed property located in Bemidji, 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 Beltrami County databases to search for unclaimed funds or property, as well as information on recovering found cash and property.

Financial Reporting & Controls

In Bemidji, 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 Bemidji government compliance with these internal controls.

Beltrami County Government Investments

The Finance Department manages the Bemidji 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 Beltrami County government investments.

Government Bonds & Debt Offerings

The Bemidji 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 Bemidji City Finance Department for more information on Bemidji government bonds and debt offerings.

Contact the Bemidji City Finance Department

You may contact the Bemidji City Finance Department by calling 218-759-3563, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Bemidji City Finance Department, 317 4th Street Northwest, Bemidji, Minnesota, 56601.


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