City of Oneida Comptrollers Office
109 N. Main St.
Oneida, NY 13421
(315) 363-2022 Fax: (315)363-9558
Office Hours: 8:00 – 4:00 Mon. – Thurs; 8:00 – 3:30 Friday
The City Comptroller is the Chief Fiscal Officer of the City and head of the Department of Finance. The Comptroller is responsible for:
The maintenance of the City accounting systems and records.
The payment of claims against the City
Administration and investment of cash flow
Examination and audit of the accounts of all City officers
Providing oversight and direction as to the implementation of financial matters for the City, including planning, coordinating, administering, and evaluating investments, programs, capital budgets and debt
Plans and executes the borrowing of funds as needed for capital projects
Verifies the condition of the City’s accounts
Supervises and is responsible for the disbursement of all City funds, including payroll and assists the Mayor in preparing the annual City Budget.
The City Comptroller prepares a variety of financial and statistical reports and analyses to comply with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, codes, and to provide pertinent information to the Mayor and the Common Council for decision making.
A Purchasing Department was created on January 1, 1967. The Comptroller serves as purchasing agent for the City and is responsible for purchasing all City materials and supplies at competitive prices. When bidding for supplies/equipment is required, the purchasing agent is responsible for advertising for bids.