The Accounting Division provides support to agencies regarding financial obligations as directed by government regulations, and by the direction of the Mayor. As a central repository for accounting and fiscal reporting, the Controller's Office sets accounting policies and monitors for compliance to ensure the safety of City resources. Records of the City will be maintained for the highest level of accuracy.



Giving regulatory requirements the highest consideration, the City Accounting Office will be the provider of financial information and services to our customers in an increasingly efficient and accessible manner, utilizing the latest technology and most effective business practices.

Strategic Goals

  • Maintain the credibility of financial information provided.
  • Improve the timeliness of financial reporting.
  • Increase the efficiency of services provided to our customers.
  • Improve accessibility to information by our customers.
  • Facilitate communications between Accounting and our customers.
  • Analyze new technology for opportunities to improve processes.
  • Evaluate business practices on an on-going basis.


Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR)

The annual audit report is the annual report on the use of public resources and provides a complete and accurate picture of the City's financial status and fulfills our continuing disclosure requirements.

Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR)

The PAFR report is the summarized report of the use of public resources that provides a snapshot overview of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report results that is readily accessible and understandable.

Bond Issues

General Information Concerning the City of Lincoln

Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT)

The City of Lincoln offers direct deposit for our vendor payments. If you are interested in taking advantage of this service, please send your request to .

If you sign up for this service, all payments that you receive from the City of Lincoln will be processed as a direct deposit to your account. Payments will be deposited to your account on Thursday of the week you are paid. Remittance information with a detailed breakdown for the amount being paid is e-mailed to the contact you provide on the authorization agreement.


 IRS Form W-9