Birmingham Finance Department in Birmingham Alabama

Address and phone number for Birmingham Finance Department, a Finance Department, at Municipal Drive, Birmingham AL.


Name
Birmingham Finance Department
Address
100 Municipal Drive, Birmingham, Alabama, 35216
Phone
205-444-7595
Hours
Mon-Thu 5:00 AM-9:30 PM; Fri 5:00 AM-9:00 PM; Sat 8:00 AM-6:00 PM; Sun 1:00 PM-6:00 PM

About the Birmingham Finance Department

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

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

Unclaimed Property in Birmingham, AL

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

Financial Reporting & Controls

In Birmingham, 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 Birmingham government compliance with these internal controls.

Jefferson County Government Investments

The Finance Department manages the Birmingham 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 Jefferson County government investments.

Government Bonds & Debt Offerings

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

Contact the Birmingham Finance Department

You may contact the Birmingham Finance Department by calling 205-444-7595, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Birmingham Finance Department, 100 Municipal Drive, Birmingham, Alabama, 35216.


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