The Financial Services Department provides internal support services to all City Departments and Offices. Finance is responsible for financial forecasting, issuing municipal bonds, general accounting, grants monitoring, preparation of financial reports, overseeing Hollywood's annual financial audit, managing and investing public funds, and revenue and expenditure analysis.
Fee Schedule of Services
Three divisions comprise the Financial Services:
- Finance Administration
- Treasury Services
- General Accounting
- Procurement & Contract Compliance
- IRMA Certificate
Treasury Services Division
Treasury handles many of the department’s direct services to the public, including customer payment processing, emergency alarm registration, lien searches and local business tax receipts. Treasury also oversees debt administration, revenue auditing, and receivables. The Treasury Division is under the direction of the City Treasurer who can be reached at 954.921.3232.
General Accounting Division
General Accounting supervises the City’s annual external audit and issues the City’s audited Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
For 41 consecutive years, Finance has received the Government Finance Officers Association’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.
The General Accounting Division also handles vendor accounts payable matters.
For Accounts Payable inquiries for vendors, please call 954.921.3228.
Procurement & Contract Compliance Division
Note: Public Works and Utilities construction or improvement contracts, and professional services contracts with design professionals are not under the jurisdiction of Procurement Services.
Independent Registered Municipal Advisor Certificate
The City of Hollywood, Florida (the "City) has retained an independent registered municipal advisor. The City of Hollywood, Florida is represented by and will rely on its municipal advisor, Hilltop Securities inc. to provide advice on proposals from financial services firms concerning the issuance of municipal securities and municipal financial products (including investments of bond proceeds and escrow investments). The individuals with primary responsibility for advising the City in such matters are Mark P. Galvin and Joel Tindal. This certificate may be relied upon until withdrawn by the City.