• To manage and maintain financial records in conformance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles while in compliance with applicable laws.   
  • To provide accurate and timely information to the Mayor, City Council, City Management and other City departments which will enable them to more effectively serve the community.



The Finance Department is responsible for the financial administration, from budgeting to auditing, of the City's fiscal resources.  The major areas of responsibility include:

  • Accounting   
  • Purchasing   
  • Investments   
  • Accounts Payable   
  • Debt Management   
  • Financial Reporting   
  • Asset Management   
  • Budget Management   
  • Revenue Receivables   
  • Provide support to all City departments   
  • Administration and collection of the Hospitality Fee

Contact Information

Office location: 4th Floor, Opera House, 21 N. Main St.

Office hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday

Mailing address: City of Sumter, Finance Department, P.O. Box 1449, Sumter, SC 29151

Phone: 803-436-2585

Fax: 803-436-2615