Des Plaines City Finance Department in Des Plaines Illinois

Address and phone number for Des Plaines City Finance Department, a Finance Department, at Miner Street, Des Plaines IL.


Name
Des Plaines City Finance Department
Address
1420 Miner Street, Des Plaines, Illinois, 60016
Phone
847-391-5369
Fax
847-391-5402

About the Des Plaines City Finance Department

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

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

Unclaimed Property in Des Plaines, IL

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

Financial Reporting & Controls

In Des Plaines, 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 Des Plaines government compliance with these internal controls.

Cook County Government Investments

The Finance Department manages the Des Plaines 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 Cook County government investments.

Government Bonds & Debt Offerings

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

Contact the Des Plaines City Finance Department

You may contact the Des Plaines City Finance Department by calling 847-391-5369, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Des Plaines City Finance Department, 1420 Miner Street, Des Plaines, Illinois, 60016.


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