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DAC signThe City of Dearborn Department of Finance includes three divisions:

- Accounting
- Treasury
- Purchasing

The department is mostly a business transaction processing internal service overhead operation.  If money is involved, it is likely that the department staff have some level of involvement in processing the transaction. 

Over a financial cycle, the Finance Department is responsible for the following key duties: At the direction of the Mayor, the department coordinates the internal budget process and facilitates the process with the City Council through the adoption of the annual financial plan called the annual budget; based on the budget and corresponding tax rate, the department issues tax bills and is the central billing and collection source; invests working capital in accordance with State law; performs centralized procurement; processes payroll and administers employee benefits for all the city employees and retirees including health and dental care through pension administration; processes all payments out with checks issued each Friday; prepares the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) to share the results of all the business transactions that have been processed during the fiscal year.

For current and past budget information, visit the Transparency section of the City website.

Location Dearborn Administrative Center, 16901 Michigan Ave., Suite 1
  Treasury: Suite 21 | Purchasing: Suite 2
Hours 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Phone Finance - 313-943-2118
  Treasury  - 313-943-2045
  Purchasing - 313-943-2375
Email Email the Finance Director


Finance Services