The Finance Department is the administrative arm of the City's financial operation. The department is responsible for maintaining a governmental accounting system that presents accurately, and with full disclosure, the financial operations of the funds and account groups of the City in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles.
Combined with budgetary data and controls, presented information enables the general citizenry to ascertain whether public funds are expended efficiently, prioritized, and allocated in a manner which is responsive to prevailing community goods and values.

Finance Director Responsibilities
The Director of Finance is the Chief Fiscal Officer of the City, with full and direct management responsibility of areas including:
  • Abandoned/unclaimed property
  • Accounting
  • Accounts payable and payroll
  • Disclosure statements
  • Financial reports
  • Fiscal management
  • Investment management
  • Purchasing
  • Tax collection
Website Recognized for Transparency
The City of Burleson has received the 2015 GOLD Leadership Circle Award. The award is presented by the Texas Comptroller Office for financial transparency. Burleson scored 18 of 19 possible points on the ratings criteria. Visit Texas Transparency for more information about this award.