The accounting activity is the central accounting office for all City Departments. The functions of this office include:

  • Maintaining a fund accounting system
  • Posting accounts and funds
  • Performing financial analysis
  • Managing the city’s investments
  • Paying city obligations
  • Establishing and implementing internal controls
  • Issuing payroll
  • Preparing and archiving associated records and reports

Reports and Audits

Monthly and quarterly financial status reports are produced for the City Manager and City Council. An annual audit is performed following the end on each fiscal year by a third party accounting firm. The final audited financial statements are presented to the City Council and filed with the State Auditor’s Office. Audited statements are available for public review at the Alliance Library/Learning Center.


The City of Alliance staff prepares a fiscal year budget which begins on October 1 of each year. The budget is approved by City Council in September of each year and is on file with the Nebraska State Auditor’s Office. The summary budget is available via the link and the detailed budget is available for viewing at the Alliance Library/Learning Center or City Manager’s Office.