Accounting & Finance


The Finance and Accounting Departments are responsible for all financial and accounting activities in the city of Greenfield. These activities are guided by the City Charter and ordinances, sound financial and accounting business practices, and adherence to the Massachusetts General Laws.


The Finance Department oversees the financial operations for the city. It is comprised of four departments
and the overall audit function:

Assessor                                                                         • Accounting
Treasurer/Collector                                                          • Procurement
• Audit


The Accounting Department is responsible for maintaining and administering a financial accounting and management information system that provides accurate, complete, and timely information pertaining to all financial activities of City departments, agencies, commissions, and authorities.

This includes processing and monitoring all financial activity for accountability and legal compliance in the following areas:

  • Accounts Payable                                                      • Budget
  • Payroll                                                                     • Statutory Reporting 
  • General Ledger