Finance Department                                                           Monday-Thursday  
  1415 Santa Anita Avenue             7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
  South El Monte, CA 91733            Closed on Major Holidays  
  Phone: (626) 579-6540              

  Finance Department Staff Directory                 Ext.             Email 
  Irma Peniche, Grants Coordinator                  3228    
  Jacqueline Castro, Accounts Payable                3023     
  Christina Navarro, Payroll                  3242    

The Finance Department manages and maintains the City’s financial records in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles and in compliance with State and Federal laws.  The Finance Department is committed to develop and maintain effective and efficient financial planning and reporting of the financial affairs of the City and the Successor Agency, to develop sound financial strategies for business decisions, to provide the City Council, City Manager and other City Officials with financial information on a timely basis, and to provide the financial resources necessary to support the goals and operations of City departments.  

The Finance Department is responsible for the overall financial management of the City including the following divisions:


    • Managing and Preparing the Annual Operating Budget of the City
    • Accounting Division
        • Preparing annual and monthly financial reports
        • Payroll
        • Accounts Payable
        • Grants Management
        • Investments
    • Revenue Collections/Cashiering
        • Business License division handles compliance with the City’s business license and permits regulations. It coordinates reviews and processes applications for business activity permits within the City.
        • Building Permits
        • After School Fees
        • Bus Passes
    • Information Technology System


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