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Welcome to the Finance Department

 Finance Staff

Emilia Portelinha, Director of Finance                

Christina Sivigny-Smith, Assistant Director of Finance                

Joyce Williams, Treasurer/Accountant                                         

Ann Anop, Accountant                                               

Jackie Santos-Villegas, Junior Accountant                                               

Susan Mesinger, Payroll Coordinator                

Rebecca Buonocore, Accounting Assistant

Department Responsibilities

Our office is responsible for the accounting, budgeting, fiscal planning, and reporting of the Town’s financial activities, as detailed below:

Accounting of Financial Transactions

  • Receiving, recording and reconciling Town revenues
  • Processing and posting purchase orders, and payments to vendors
  • Preparing Town payroll and maintaining benefit records
  • Investing Town funds
Reporting of Financial Position
  • Periodic reporting of the Town's financial position to the Town Manager, Town Council, Board of Finance, Town departments, etc.
  • Assembling financial statements and related schedules for annual audit
  • Compiling of information for issuance of long-term debt
  • Analyzing financial data for special projects as necessary
*The Finance Department has been awarded the GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Financial Reporting for the past 24 years for preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (audit).

Monitoring of Financial Operations
  • Reviewing the budget during the fiscal year to ensure adequate funding
  • Overseeing the Town annual audit
  • Ensuring compliance with various Federal and State laws and the Town charter with regards to fiscal matters
Planning for the Future
  • Preparing of Town's annual budget
  • Plan funding of capital expenditures through issuance of bonds, notes, etc.

OpenGov

The Town is now using OpenGov reporting to share financial information, allowing easy access to budget-to-actual comparisons, charts, and historical data.  To view, please select OpenGov under Additional Links.


Additional Links


                                 

Contact Information  

Address:
75 Main Street
PO Box 610
Southington, CT 06489-0610

Phone: (860) 276-6222
Fax: (860) 276-6252

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.