Welcome to the Finance Department web page of the Town of Amherst.
The Finance Department provides accounting, purchasing, payroll, billing, collection, debt management and cash management services for Town of Amherst departments. Additionally, it provides support services to the Town Administrator for the preparation of the annual operating budget and the capital improvement plan and provides financial services for various appointed boards and commissions.
Town of Amherst Finance Department Mission Statement
To facilitate the exchange of accurate financial information to all members of the public, Town departments, and boards and commissions, to safeguard the financial interests of the Town of Amherst, to uphold effective budgeting and budgetary controls, and to preserve internal controls, while maintaining a high level of compliance with all pertinent Federal, State and Local rules and regulations, generally accepted accounting procedures, and the Government Accounting Standards Board.
Please visit the following pages of released financial information approved and provided on behalf of the Amherst Board of Selectmen: