Fiscal coordinates and monitors the annual budget; facilitates the acquisition of goods and services; processes accounts payable and accounts receivable; applies for and administers grants and contracts; and manages the alarm program.

The unit also prepares, controls, and monitors daily financial activities, and provides fiscal reports on Department's operations and resources. The unit monitors many activities for compliance, including adherence to the City's purchasing policies, travel expenses, use of City credit cards, and contract-grant compliance.