The Accounting Department is responsible for the management of the Town’s finances in order to provide accurate, timely information for decision making and planning. These duties are administered according to guidelines established by the Office of the State Comptroller, General Municipal Law, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and the Town of Wallkill Code.
The primary functions of the office include, but are not limited to, cash management, debt administration, financial reporting and analysis, budget preparation and monitoring, purchasing, accounts payable, fixed asset/inventory tracking, accounts receivable and payment collection. The Accounting Department also includes Human Resources, defined on the Human Resources tab under Town Departments.
On an annual basis, the department is responsible for the preparation of the NYS Annual Update Document, the Constitutional Debt Limit Report, the Annual Town Budget and the Audit Management Discussion and Analysis.
The Town also conducts an annual audit, using an independent auditing firm that specializes in municipal audits.
Vendor Payment Information
Vendor payments are made on a bi-weekly basis. The Town must have all vendor information, including a completed W-9 and invoice in order to make a payment. Purchase orders are required for all items. Please reference the purchase order number on all paperwork to ensure efficient processing of payments.