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Finance

The Finance Department provides quality government financial services to the City of Oakland. We manage the City’s financial affairs with the highest degree of customer service, honesty, and integrity. We value teamwork, trust, accountability, and fiscal responsibility. The Finance Department consists of five bureaus: the Administrative Bureau, Budget Bureau, Controller’s Bureau, Revenue Management Bureau, and the Treasury Bureau.

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Leadership

Portrait of Margaret O'Brien

Margaret O'Brien

Interim Director

Margaret O’Brien was appointed Interim Director of Finance on August 24, 2020. Margaret has been with the City since 2013, overseeing the implementation, collection, auditing, forecasting, and budgeting of City’s revenues, including implementation of new cannabis business tax categories and a new vacancy property tax.

Prior to Oakland she worked for the City of Emeryville, first as the Revenue Supervisor, and then in the Public Works Department, where she developed and managed operating and capital improvement budgets, and managed facility related construction projects including the rehabilitation of the Emeryville Police Station and Temescal Creek Park. Margaret is a certified mediator, holds a Master’s in Business Administration from California State University, Dominguez Hills, and a Master’s in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University.

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Open Hours

General Office Hours - Finance Administration 150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza Suite 5215 - BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Monday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Business Tax Customer Service & Tax Compliance - 250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza Suite 1320 - BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Monday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Parking Citation Assistance Center - 250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza Suite 6300

Monday
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed