Finance & Administration

The Finance and Administration Department provides the central fiscal control and accounting activity of the Village. Staff currently consists of four full-time employee positions. The Finance Director serves as the Chief Fiscal Officer of the Village. The Department manages daily finance and accounting activities including processing accounts payable and cash receipts, purchasing, payroll, debt and grant management, bank relations, and fixed asset control. In addition, the Department prepares monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports to state and federal agencies, including the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report required by Florida Statutes.  The Finance and Administration Department is responsible for working with the Village Manager to facilitate the annual budget preparation process and ensuring that the Village meets Florida's TRIM law requirements and assembles the budget for the Village.  The process usually begins with a strategic planning process resulting in a prioritized budget. 

Maria Bassett
Director of Finance/Deputy Village Manager
Phone: 305-664-6445

Deb Guenther
Staff Accountant
Phone: 305-664-6446

Ana Hernandez
Grants & Procurement Administrator
Phone: 305-664-6453

Karla Vasquez
Accounts Payable/Cashier

Phone: 305-664-6439

Finance Fax: 305-664-6465