The Department of Finance operates under the government of the city of San Antonio, which also operates aviation, city auditor, development services, human resources, fire and health departments. The Department of Finance focuses on maintaining the fiscal stability of the city. The department prepares budgets and collects revenue from the procurement of services and the review of expenses. It operates an accounting division that is responsible for the development, maintenance and administration of the city s accounting system. This division prepares annual and periodic financial reports. The Department of Finance maintains a director s office that is responsible for providing policy and program direction to safeguard the city s financial assets and manage its financial resources. In addition, the department operates revenue and financial services divisions.