Kankakee County Finance Department in Kankakee Illinois

Address and phone number for Kankakee County Finance Department, a Finance Department, at East Court Street, Kankakee IL.

Kankakee County Finance Department
189 East Court Street, Kankakee, Illinois, 60901
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

About the Kankakee County Finance Department

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

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

Unclaimed Property in Kankakee, IL

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

Financial Reporting & Controls

In Kankakee, 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 Kankakee government compliance with these internal controls.

Kankakee County Government Investments

The Finance Department manages the Kankakee 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 Kankakee County government investments.

Government Bonds & Debt Offerings

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

Contact the Kankakee County Finance Department

You may contact the Kankakee County Finance Department by calling 815-937-3642, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Kankakee County Finance Department, 189 East Court Street, Kankakee, Illinois, 60901.

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