To demonstrate excellence in our financial services to the city organization and our customers through a
commitment to continuously improving within our philosophy of “People Helping People.”
The Finance Department provides support services for City Council, city management, departments and Raleigh
citizens. Services provided include treasury, accounting and financial reporting, purchasing, payroll, revenue
management, and risk management. The Finance Department ensures the integrity and accuracy of the city’s
financial transactions in accordance with applicable accounting standards, city ordinances, state statutes, federal
Additional information regarding the Finance Department may be obtained by contacting Perry E. James III, Chief
Financial Officer, at (919) 996-4930 or via email at Perry.James@raleighnc.gov .
Adds one Procurement Officer and one Contract Administrator recommended in the recent Procurement
Study recommendations to improve the purchasing process ($205,000).
Converts existing contractual service funds to add two Procurement Specialist positions.