Department of Administrative Services
Director, Jody Kershberg
Location: 2929 Tapo Canyon Road
Simi Valley, CA 93063
The Department of Administrative Services consists of five divisions, each providing various services to the other departments in the City.
The Administration Division is responsible for the overall management of the Department of Administrative Services. It coordinates the activities of the Department's various divisions and serves as the primary contact point for the City Council, other City departments, and the general public. This Division also has responsibility for preparing the City's Annual Budget and budgetary monitoring throughout the year. In addition, this Division is responsible for management of the City's Treasury duties including investment programs and debt administration. Responsibilities also include periodic updates to the Statement of Investment Policy and the Schedule of Service Charges, and coordination of cost of recovery for State-mandated programs.
The Fiscal Services Division is responsible for the accounting and financial reporting functions for all City funds, including the Successor Agency to the Community Development Agency and Special Districts. Fiscal Services' functions include accounts payable, payroll, monthly financial reporting, fixed asset recordation and inventory, bank reconciliations, assessment district collections, year-end audit coordination, and preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
The Support Services Division is responsible for the provision of centralized support services to the City's operating departments. These services include purchasing, central office supplies, office furnishings and equipment, graphics and printing, telecommunications, and mail services.
The Information Services Division is responsible for the City's computer operations, including the SAP and Munis financial management information systems, Police Information System, and Wide-Area Network. This Division coordinates the purchase and installation of computer hardware and software, software licensing, and development of new applications and systems.
The Customer Services Division is responsible for processing utility bills, parking citations, transient occupancy tax receipts, business tax receipts, miscellaneous general billing, bus passes, and dog licenses. This Division also coordinates sales tax audits, the business tax compliance program, and the issuance of permits for special events and location filming.