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Finance Director: Karla Romero

The Finance Department is responsible for providing support services to all City operations and consists of the following programs:

  • Fiscal Services
  • Central Services

The Finance Department staff:

  • Provides staff to and coordination of the Financial Advisory Commission
  • Provides financial reporting to City Council and other departments as needed
  • Prepares and monitors department budget and assembles City Budget
  • Provides the following services:
    • General Ledger Accounting
    • Assessment District
    • Accounts Payable
    • Cashiering
    • Cash Management
    • Fixed Asset Accounting
    • Equipment Replacement
    • Accounts Receivable
    • Debt Management                       
    • Payroll                
    • Fringe Benefits Administration

The City of La Quinta’s Finance Department currently consists of a Finance Director, Senior Accountant, Accountant, Junior Accountant, Financial Services Analyst, Management Assistant, and Account Technicians.

For questions or comments you may contact the Finance Department at

(760) 777-7150 or e-mail us.

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