The Finance Department manages the City's financial resources and is responsible for the financial affairs of the City including:

  • Accounting
  • Budgeting
  • Debt
  • Purchasing
  • Taxation
  • Treasury Functions

The department accomplishes these functions with a commitment to accuracy, innovation and excellent customer service. 

Shaker Heights has a long tradition of prudent fiscal management that includes timely and accurate financial reporting. The department has been recognized since 1996 by the Government Finance Officers Association for achieving the highest standards in government accounting and financial reporting and has received the Auditor of State Award with Distinction for its most recent annual financial audit report.


The Finance Department also issues invitations to bid on the provision of goods and services to the City and maintains an updated list of current Bids and Requests for Proposals.