The Department of Finance is the central fiscal control and accounting agency of the Village government. The Finance Director serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the Village. The department deals with the daily finance/accounting activities including payroll, accounts payable, revenue collection, cash management, risk management, purchasing, and financial reporting.
The Finance Director provides support in the development of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and the Annual Budget and Capital Program.
Marie Arteaga-Nariño was was appointed by the Village Manager to serve as the Finance Director on October 10, 2016. Ms. Arteaga was formerly the Director of Finance at InnovaGel/Aenova, a manufacturing facility part of a multinational corporation in the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry, for the past nine years. Prior to that, she was the controller at West Schools at Imagine Schools, a charter school management company, for four years, and was responsible for handling public funds for 13 schools. Ms. Arteaga has a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University and an MBA in Accounting from the University of Phoenix. She is a CPA candidate and a member of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and South Florida Chapter of Florida Government Finance Officers Association (FGFOA).