Contact Information

Located at: City Hall, Third Floor
145 Fifth Ave. E.
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Telephone: 828/697-3052

LISA A. WHITE, CPA  FINANCE DIRECTOR
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Our Mission

The mission of the Finance Department is to ensure the fiscal integrity of the City of Hendersonville by exercising due diligence and control over the City's assets and resources and providing timely and accurate reporting under the guidelines of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The Finance Department will provide quality service and support to both our internal and external customers through the efficient and effective use of sound business principles and a dedication to excellent customer service.

Our Vision

Our goal is to administer and provide fiscally responsible control and guidance for all financial matters of the City while complying with all applicable City, State and Federal mandates.

Finance Department

Welcome to The City of Hendersonville Finance Department!

The Finance Department provides financial management, oversight, monitoring and reporting functions for the City's complex financial resources and ensures that generally accepted accounting standards are followed and appropriate internal controls are in place to safeguard City assets.

As financial stewards of the City, the Finance Department is dedicated to managing the City’s resources in a fiscally conservative manner while maintaining an exemplary level of customer service.  The department is responsible for accounting and financial reporting, the administration and monitoring of City purchasing and paying financial obligations, accounts receivable, utility billing and collection, property tax billing and collection, grant accounting, fixed asset accounting and records, debt management activities, preparation and distribution of quarterly and annual financial statements, providing payroll services to more than 200 employees and maintaining a financial record keeping system according to generally accepted accounting principles to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws, as well as, City ordinances and policies.

The City has an "Aa2" bond rating from Moody's Investors Service, an "AA" from Standard & Poor's Corporation, and an 85 with Carolinas Municipal Advisory Council