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Finance
Department Responsibilities


The Department of Finance is responsible for safeguarding the fiscal integrity of the City of Des Peres through the development and implementation of sound financial policies and practices. The Department is responsible for the following functions:
  • Accounting for and reporting of all funds
  • Advising City Departments on cash management and risk management issues
  • Acquiring and monitoring the property, casualty, liability, and worker's compensation insurance programs
  • Assisting in preparation of the annual budget, and monitoring revenues and expenses during the year
  • Billing and / or collecting all funds owed the City
  • Managing debt, including policy development, issuance, and servicing
  • Investing and managing the City's surplus cash and funds held in trust
  • Preparing monthly financial statements, the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR), and certain special financial analyses and projects 
  • Processing and disbursing over 4,000 payroll checks annually

The City employs the services of an independent auditing firm to perform an annual audit of the city finances and financial reporting systems.

Other Contacts
Name Position Phone Email
Mary Jo Layton  Administrative Assistant 314.835.6114 Email
Marti Bryant Senior Accountant 314.835.6115 Email
Jason Martine  Staff Accountant 314.835.6116 Email

Tracy E. Hansen, CPA
Director of Finance
Email

City Hall
12325 Manchester Road
Des Peres, MO 63131
Direct Ph: 314.835.6113
Fx: 314.835.6101

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