Accounting Division

Accounting Function


The Accounting Division is responsible for processing and recording financial activities of the City in compliance with accounting principles generally accepted in the Unites States of America; and all local, state and federal laws to aid management, council, residents, and other interested parties in making sound financial decisions.

Comprehensive Annual Finance Report (CAFR)


The Accounting Division of the Finance and Administration Department prepares the City of Manassas Comprehensive Annual Finance Report (CAFR). The CAFR is a thorough, detailed presentation of the city’s financial activities for the fiscal year. The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City of Manassas for its CAFR for each consecutive fiscal year since 1983. This prestigious award is the highest form of recognition in government financial reporting.