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

Adam Benson

Director

Adam Benson was appointed Director of Finance on August 26, 2019. Adam has been with the City since 2017, overseeing the development and implementation of the City’s approximately $3.3 billion biennial budget as Budget Administrator. Adam also served as Finance Manager, overseeing administrative and fiscal operations of the Finance Department.

Before working for the City of Oakland, Adam worked in the private sector advising California municipalities on myriad finance and human resource related matters. Earlier in his career he served in both state and local government. Adam holds a bachelor’s degree from George Washington University and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Finance Administration

Map image for Finance, located at 150 Frank H Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, CA 94612
150 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Suite 5215
Oakland, CA 94612

Audits, Citywide Liens, Citywide Collections, Accounts Receivable

Map image for Finance, located at 150 Frank H Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, CA 94612
150 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Suite 5342
Oakland, CA 94612

Business Tax Customer Service & Tax Compliance

Map image for Finance, located at 250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, CA 94612
250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Suite 1320
Oakland, CA 94612

Parking Citation Assistance Center

Map image for Finance, located at 250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, CA 94612
250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Suite 6300
Oakland, CA 94612

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Open Hours

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

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

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