Corporate & Financial Services Department
The Town’s Corporate & Financial Services Department is responsible for providing direction, policy advice and leadership to and through our Financial Services, Information Technology, Town Clerk’s and Human Resources Divisions. We provide expert financial, administrative and technical services to ensure excellent supports are in place for our internal and external clients and partners.
FINANCIAL SERVICES DIVISION
The Financial Services Division is responsible for the administration of the Town’s Financial Planning, Reporting, Development Charges, Procurement, Revenue, Risk Management, and Payroll functions. In addition the Division is responsible for the Town’s Investment portfolio, protecting capital and maximizing return within established legislative requirements. The Director also serves as Treasurer of the Corporation.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DIVISION
The Information Technology (IT) division provides leadership and guidance to the Town’s business departments in the planning, implementation and ongoing support of various technology and application solutions that provide assistance in their delivery of services to Town staff and residents.
TOWN CLERK’S DIVISION
The primary role of the Town Clerk’s Division relates to duties set out in provincial legislation, including the Municipal Act, the Municipal Elections Act and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The Clerk’s Office supports Council in managing and recording decisions, conducts the municipal elections and provides support services to the Mayor and Council Office, and provides the Town’s primary client-facing service delivery function through Access Richmond Hill.
HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION
The Human Resources Division is responsible for developing, implementing, coordinating and maintaining policies and programs encompassing Recruitment and Selection, Job Evaluation, Wage and Salary Administration, as well as Employee Benefits and Wellness.