The mission of the Department of Finance is to plan, receive, monitor, safeguard, invest, account for and expend the financial resources of the City of Norman in the highest legal, ethical and professional standard practical, and to respond to the service needs of our customers in a timely, courteous and accurate manner.

The Department of Finance (DOF) is the central manager of the City's assets and is responsible for controlling and recording the organization's financial activity. Specifically, the DOF reviews and monitors financial activity against the City's financial plan (budget); initiates and records all investment activity; prepares financial statements and schedules for audit and public information; provides purchasing, payroll, and printing services to user departments; and provides utility services connections, disconnections, billing, collections, and meter reading services to customers in the City of Norman.