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Office of Management & Finance

Bureau of Financial Services

Financial Services has been re-organized under the office of the CAO

Phone: 503-823-5288

Fax: 503-823-5384

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Rm 1250, Portland, OR 97204

About Us

Note: Richard F. Goward, Jr., Chief Financial Officer of the City, announced his retirement effective April 30, 2013. Effective May 1, 2013, the City’s Chief Administrative Officer will assume the duties and responsibilities of the Chief Financial Officer.

The Bureau of Financial Services (BFS) develops and communicates complex financial and policy information to elected officials, bureau managers, and the public; represents the City regarding financial management to external parties; provides technical support, business process advice, and policy interpretation services to City bureaus and the Portland Development Commission (PDC); and provides a comprehensive range of complex financial services in support of City operations. BFS includes the following divisions: Accounting, Public Finance and Treasury, and Grants Management.

Budget management occurs out of the City Budget Office. Their site contains information about budget instruction and analysis, including financial forecasting.


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