The Accounting department strives to provide timely and accurate financial data to assist users in making informed decisions. This department is committed to being a resource to all users before, during and after any transaction. The Town Accountant is responsible for maintaining all of the Town's financial records and preparing annual required filings. The accountant and department assistant weekly review and process bills and payrolls for the warrant and ensure compliance with budgets and applicable laws. At the end of each month, expenditure reports are issued by department, detailing spending to date versus budget. Finally, the accountant retains custody of all municipal contracts.