Finance Department

Sandee Braxton, Finance DirectorThe City of Wauchula Finance Department is committed to providing the highest levels of financial services to the public and user departments. This includes insuring that proper controls and procedures are in place to manage and protect the public’s resources. We regularly evaluate and balance our service levels customer needs, efficiency and available resources.

The City Finance Director plans, organizes, provides administrative direction and oversight for and participates in all financial and related functions and activities, which includes investments, financial transaction processing, record keeping, and reporting, payroll, utility billing, and information systems technology; functions as the Chief Financial Officer for the City; coordinates the production and the administration of the City’s budget; provides expert professional assistance to City management staff in areas of expertise; fosters cooperative working relationships with regulatory agencies.

The Finance Director also oversees, directs and participates in all activities of the Finance Department, including the treasury and budget functions. The work involves both the oversight of functions and activities and performance of many of the reporting, reconciliation and other day-to-day functions. Responsibilities include coordinating the activities of the department with those of other elected and appointed officials and managing and accomplishing the complex and varied functions of the department. The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing departmental planning and operational goals and objectives and for furthering City goals and objectives within general policy guidelines.

For financial reporting information for the General Employees and Police Officer's Pension Plan click on the following links:

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Sandee Braxton Finance Director
Martha Felix Accountant
Angelica Navarro Accounts Payable Specialist
Terri Svendsen Payroll/HR Specialist