Renae Griffiths, CPA
P.O. Box 1968
Griffiths earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and a Master’s of Business Administration from Chadron State College. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Public Finance Officer. Prior to her employment with the City of Grand Island, she was the Finance Director with the City of Scottsbluff, Nebraska for 13 years and prior to that she worked in public accounting for 10 years.
The Finance Department consists of two divisions; Finance and Information Technology. The Finance Department encompasses six major areas: City accounting, utility accounting, utility support, risk management, cash management and budgeting. The Finance Department provides financial management and accounting services for all City departments, divisions, funds and enterprises. The Finance department is responsible for financial forecasting, coordination of the City’s budgeting, financial trend monitoring and administration of the food and beverage occupation tax.