The city’s Finance Department is established under the City Charter Article VI and as such oversees all fiscal matters of the City of Highland Heights. The Finance Department is responsible for:
- Administration of employee benefits
- All payroll functions
- Collection of revenues and timely payment of city liabilities
- Investment of city funds
- Management of debt
The City of Highland Heights maintains its books on cash basis throughout the year. At year-end, the city converts to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).