The Accounting Division is responsible for maintaining accurate financial records and providing timely financial information to the public, bondholders, grantors, auditors, City Council and City Management.
This division is responsible for the areas of general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, special assessments, fixed assets, cash management, investments, debt management and grant accounting.
The Annual Comprehensive Financial Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2022, is posted to demonstrate requirements of subsection 41-725 of Arizona House Bill 2572. Heinfeld, Meech & Co., P.C., Certified Public Accountants hired by the City of Chandler has issued an unqualified (clean) opinion of the report. They conducted the audit in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in the United States of America and the standards applicable to financial audits contained in Government Auditing Standards, issued by the Comptroller General of the United States. In their opinion, the financial statements are presented fairly, in all material respects, the respective financial position of the governmental activities, the business-type activities, each major fund, and the discretely presented component units and remaining fund information of the City as of June 30, 2022, and the respective changes in financial position and cash flows, where applicable, thereof for the year then ended in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.
The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded a "Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting" to the City of Chandler for its Annual Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021. This was the 40th consecutive year that the City achieved this prestigious award. The Certificate of Achievement is valid for a period of one year and therefore, an application has been filed with GFOA for the June 30, 2022 Annual Report.