Accounting & Cash Management

Division Functions:
  • Administer cash management accounts receivable and accounts payable responsibilities
  • Reconcile cash and invest funds in a financially prudent manner to maximize interest income; assure that funds designated for the Town are received and properly recorded
  • Pay bills within thirty days of receipt of invoice or request for payment, or take advantage of offered discounts; process payments to employees, vendors, and citizens ensuring all Town obligations are paid accurately and timely
  • Complete financial statements and assist in the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (click on left link to view reports)
  • Process and administer the payroll responsibilities of the Town, including the completion of state and federal reports, submission of monthly pension obligations and deductions, and the issuance of W-2s and 1099s
  • Administer grants to ensure funds are expended for intended purpose and reimbursement requests are submitted in a timely manner
  • Invest Town funds under the control and oversight of the Finance Director and in accordance with the Town's Investment Policy and Procedures.
  1. Zachary Saul

    Finance Director

  2. Finance

    Physical Address
    180 High Street
    Wakefield, RI 02879

    Phone: (401) 789-9331 x1209
    Fax: (401) 792-9646