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The Financial Operations Division of the Finance Department manages accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll functions.  The division also administers Business Travel and Procurement Cards systems and provides project management for the Oracle PeopleSoft financials and HRMS software system.

 Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday located in the Finance Department

Mailing Address: 

101 First St. SE  
PO Box 2148
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2148

Finance Operations Division Contacts

 City of Cedar Rapids – Financial Operations Division

 Accounts Payable
The Accounts Payable division is responsible for the payment of City obligations. This includes:

  • Paying City Bills
  • Administering the City’s Procurement Card Program
  • Registering Vendors
  • Reporting Unclaimed Property
  • Issuing Contractors and Subcontractors Tax Exemption Certificates
  • Filing 1099 Tax Returns 

 General Accounting
The General Accounting division is responsible for:

  • Ensuring the Accuracy of the General Ledger
  • Preparing the Annual Financial Report and Other State Mandated Reports
  • Managing the Annual Audit
  • Maintaining Capital Assets
  • Managing Grant Reporting

The Payroll division is responsible for all functions related to payroll.  This includes:

  • Issuing Paychecks
  • Performing Timekeeping
  • Administering Position Management
  • Maintaining City’s Travel Policy and Reporting
  • Filing W-2 Tax Returns
The Treasury division is responsible for the City's cash and debt management functions. This includes:

  • Accounts Receivable 
    • Billing, Tracking, and Collections of:
      • Inspections
      • Delinquent Camera Citations
      • Special Assessments
      • Nuisance Abatements 
      • Licenses, Permits, and Fees
  • Cash Management 
    • Investing City Funds
    • Analyzing Revenue Sources
    • Managing Banking Relations
    • Receiving and Recording Payments
  • Debt Management 
    • Issuing Debt
    • Ensuring Compliance
    • Managing Investor Relations
    • Managing Tax Increment Financing (TIF)

Financial and Payroll System
As the business owner of the financial and payroll systems, Finance is responsible for:

  • Project Management
  • Financial Transaction and Payroll Report Creation
  • Coordinating Software Upgrades, Customizations, and Implementation of Functionality
  • Managing Interfaces with Other Software Systems 


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