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Finance Department


Department Responsibilities

The Finance Department provides accurate financial information from which educated judgments and decisions can be made by management regarding the financial health and operations of the city.

The Finance Department prepares the city’s financial statements, including the monthly financial reports and the comprehensive annual financial report. It provides expenditure and revenue monitoring and projection, the recording of all accounting transactions, the development of accounting procedures and reports, cash management and control, budget coordination, financial oversight and assistance in grant administration, liaison between city staff and the state examiner and management of audit costs.


  • Payroll
  • Accounts payable and receivable 
  • Budgeting 
  • Financial planning 
  • Financial reporting 
  • Investment / cash management 
  • Grant accounting   
  • Taxes
  • Debt Management


Financial Services Policies




Steve Groom
Finance Director

33325 8th Ave. S.
Federal Way, WA  98003

Ph: 253-835-2520


  • Payroll
    • 253-835-2522
  • Accounts Payable
    • 253-835-2529
  • Business Registration
    • 253-835-2526
  • Utility and other taxes
    • 253-835-2528