[Adopted 6-10-2008 by Doc. 76]
There is hereby established a Finance and Records Department. The Finance and Records Department shall consist of the following divisions and functions:
The Finance and Records Department shall be under the immediate supervision and direction of the Chief Financial Officer. The Chief Financial Officer shall be appointed by and responsible to the Mayor for a term of three years, subject to removal as otherwise provided by the Charter and this Code. The Chief Financial Officer shall serve, ex officio, as the Auditor, Treasurer, Collector or Treasurer-Collector; provided, however, that the Chief Financial Officer shall not serve, ex officio, as both Auditor and Treasurer, Collector or Treasurer-Collector.
The Chief Financial Officer's duties shall include, but not be limited to, coordination of all financial services and activities, maintenance of all accounting records and other financial statements, payment of all obligations, receipt of all funds due, assistance to all other City or town departments and offices in any matter related to financial affairs, monitoring of the expenditure of all funds, including periodic reporting to appropriate agencies on the status of accounts, supervision of all purchases of goods, materials and supplies and maintenance of inventory controls, supervision of all data processing facilities and any other matter relating to municipal finance as may be determined necessary or desirable.
The Chief Financial Officer shall appoint all personnel under the direction and control of the Finance and Records Department subject to the approval of the Mayor, unless otherwise provided by the Charter.