Located on the second floor of Town Hall, the Finance Department includes Accounting, Treasurer/Collector, and Information Technology Services. The department:

  • Provides high quality financial, accounting, and administrative services, and

  • Enables Town departments to perform their missions more efficiently, effectively, and innovatively. 

Town Accountant

  • Maintains all the financial records for the Town.
  • Processes payroll and accounts payable for all Town and Dedham Public Schools departments.


  • Collects all monies due to the Town including real estate, personal property and motor vehicle excise taxes.
  • Oversees receipt, short-term investment, and disbursement of all Town funds.

Information Technology

  • Maintains an integrated network of systems and information that connects all Town departments.
  • Supports the various offices with connectivity, data availability, security and insight to relevant technologies.