Department Roles & Responsibilities
The Finance Department maintains the overall comprehensive financial system for the Town of Essex. Major areas of responsibility include payroll, accounts payable, asset tracking, and financial reporting. Additionally, this department plays a critical role in the budget process, annual audit and preparation of the Town’s annual report.
Our mission is to:
support the overall operations of the Town by providing timely, accurate, meaningful financial information to departments, boards, outside agencies and interested citizens
manage and maintain financial records in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles and in compliance with State and Federal laws