Welcome to the Finance Department!

It is our goal is to provide financial services that are accurate, timely and reliable, and that result in sound financial management; to maintain controls necessary to insure financial compliance with regulations and policies; to safeguard City assets; to provide a work environment that is professionally challenging and rewarding; and to do so with the highest levels of integrity and professionalism.

The Finance Department maintains financial records of the City, Successor Agency to the El Cajon Redevelopment Agency, El Cajon Housing Authority, El Cajon Public Financing Authority, Heartland Communications Facility Authority, and Heartland Fire Training Authority.  

Responsibilities include financial planning, cash management, purchasing, budgeting, payroll, payables, receivables, collections, accounting, financial reporting, fixed asset and inventory tracking, investment, debt, escheatment, and coordination of all audits.