Finance Department

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Fiscal Officer

Finance Director, James Patrick Goffe II, is the fiscal officer and treasurer of the city. He is responsible for keeping all financial records and accounts of the city, and an accurate account of all taxes and assessments, all assets and liabilities, all appropriations made by the Council, and all receipts and disbursements by the city. He is responsible for payroll and issues checks for expenditures for which appropriations have been made.

Annual Financial Reporting

The City of University Heights maintains its books on cash basis throughout the year.  At year-end, the City converts its accounts from cash to accrual.  The City’s Basic Financial Statements prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) standards for governments are available online at the Ohio Auditor of State’s website. The following are links to recent financial reports:  

Annual Budget

Monthly Financial Reports

James Patrick Goffe II

James Patrick Goffe II

Finance Director
P: (216) 932-7800, extension 258
F: (216) 932-5239

Rita Drew

Deputy Finance Director

Accounts Payable
P: (216) 932-7800 x 203

Denise Balint

Finance Associate

P: (216) 932-7800 x 217

Contact Us

Finance Department
2300 Warrensville Center Road
University Heights, Ohio 44118
Phone: (216) 932-7800
Staff Directory


Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm


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