The City of Dubuque Finance Department’s main goal is to provide the City Council, City Manager, City’s departments and boards and commissions, accurate, meaningful and timely financial data to satisfy the need for sound fiscal policy and full disclosure. 

The Finance Department establishes and maintains internal controls to protect City’s assets from loss and ensure accounting data compiled for financial statements are prepared in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles.

The main responsibilities within the Finance Department are accounts payable, accounts receivable, annual audit, payroll, insurance/risk management, and treasury functions.

Independent Audit

State statute requires an annual audit by an independent certified public accountant. The City utilizes the accounting firm of FORVIS LLP.

Awards & Recognition

The Finance Department has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 32 consecutive years.

Contact Us

  1. JennyLarsonJennifer Larson  |  email
    Director of Finance & Budget
    Phone: 563-589-4398
    Fax: 563-690-6689

    Staff Directory

    City Hall
    50 W. 13th St., Dubuque, IA 52001

    Monday - Thursday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Friday: 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.