City of San Carlos - Finance



The Finance Department is located on the 2nd Floor of City Hall

Contact the Finance Division

General Contact  

    Main Finance Line   >>> (650) 802-4213
    Main Finance Fax    >>> (650) 595-6725
    Main Finance Email  >>>
Financial Services Manager (Carrie Tam) (650) 802-4213
Administrative Assistant (Melissa Keefe) (650) 802-4128
Payroll (Karen Cao)             (650) 802-4214
Accounts Payable/Receivable (Hannah Li)    (650) 802-4213

Business Registrations (   

(650) 802-4210
Counter Hours:

Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Department Description
The Finance Division is staffed by the Financial Services Manager, two Senior Accountants, an Administrative Assistant, one Accounting Technician II and two Accounting Technicians I's. The functional areas and major activities of the Division include the following: Accounting Services; Accounts Receivable/Cashier; Accounts Payable; Business Registrations; Asset Management; Financial Planning; Analysis and Reports; Payroll and Professional Development.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Finance Division is to responsibly manage the City's financial resources; to report timely, accurate financial information; and to provide quality service to the City Council, City Manager, City departments and the public. The Division works closely with the elected City Treasurer to meet the shared goals of appropriate internal controls, prudent investment of City resources and cost effective financial services.