The Finance Department oversees all accounting, purchasing, payroll, debt and cash management services for the Town of North Hampton.
Additionally, it provides support services to the Town Administrator for preparing and administering the annual Town budget. This includes recording all Town expenditures, assuring that departments operate within their annual appropriations, and monitoring and analyzing the activities of the current fiscal year to project trends in both revenues and expenditures that will have an effect on future budgets and fund balance.
It is the mission of the Finance Department to manage the financial resources of the Town in a safe, fair, accurate and professional manner to meet all areas of fiscal responsibility, including compliance with federal, state, and local laws and generally accepted accounting principles.
The Finance Department prepares periodic reports of the financial position of the Town for the Select Board, management, debt underwriters, and rating agencies and is responsible for all financial reporting to the NH Department of Revenue Administration.