Accounting and Finance

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The Town of High River Finance department provides financial stewardship through a commitment to leading practices aligned with the Council strategic goals and values. The Finance department discharges its duties and responsibilities in a collaborative, innovative and responsive manner guided by the principles of accountability and transparency.

Please click on the 2021 Municipal Budget Information link (to the left) for more information about the 2021 Municipal Budget.

Finance Department

The Finance department comprises the following branches:

Financial Planning & Budget

The Financial Planning branch is responsible for establishment, implementation and monitoring of municipal budgets including tracking budget variances & projections and treasury management.

The treasury function supports an appropriate investment management governance structure, debt and reserve management, banking relations and cash flow management responsibilities.

Accounting Services

The Accounting Services branch oversees the transactional processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, utility billing, collections, cemetery, front counter services, fixed assets accounting, ledger reconciliations, financial statement reporting and attending to external auditors.

Assessment Services

The Assessment branch is responsible for the classification and valuation of all property within the Town of High River, thereby ensuring fair and equitable distribution of taxes in accordance with provincially legislated standards.

The Assessment branch is mandated by provincial legislation to fairly and equitably assess all property within the Municipality at market value or regulated cost on an annual basis.

Contact Town Office

309B Macleod Trail S.W.High River, AlbertaT1V 1Z5
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm403-652-2110