The functions of the City Comptroller include the following:
Prescribe procedures and reporting for maintaining accounts and financial records of each department, board, commission and other agency of the City. Advises and assists in establishing and adhering to such procedures.
Determines whether expenditures are being made within the limits of the funds appropriated and shall report the findings to the Board of Finance.
Keeps records, as the Board of Finance requires. These records are open to public inspection.
Compiles the estimated expenditures, appropriations and receipts for the annual budget to be submitted to the Board of Council and the Board of Finance for approval.
Examines for accuracy and notes approval on all bills and vouchers submitted for payment by any board, agency or commission.
Provides the data and facts needed by city officials to make proper decisions.