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Accounting Manager/Deputy Treasurer - Paul Scrimshaw

The Accounting Section is responsible for financial reporting, accounts receivables, and accounts payable. The financial reporting function includes maintenance of management information system that provides department managers and Council with up-to-date financial information, as well as the preparation of the annual financial statement.

Financial Statements

Copies of the Consolidated Financial Statement for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016 are on file in the Financial Services Department located at 100 Water Street East, Suite 104 and may be examined during regular office hours.

Click on the link below to go directly to Financial Statements Section

Municipal Performance Measurement Program
Assess how the City of Cornwall is delivering goods and services through a series of benchmarks established by the Province of Ontario.

Accounts Payable

Accounts Payable processes all trade payables and disbursements for all City Departments. Cheque runs are processed every two weeks. Payment terms with the Corporation of the City of Cornwall are net 30 days unless otherwise negotiated.  The City of Cornwall also has an active credit purchase card program.  Corporate Credit Purchase Cards have been issued to authorized employees to use for purchases on behalf of the City.  Use of Purchase Cards is encouraged since it provides prompt payment to suppliers and eliminates administrative costs associated with invoicing and cheque processing. If you have any questions regarding payments contact Accounts Payable at (613) 930-2787 extension 2314 or 2318 or by e-mail ( stating the invoice number, date and amount outstanding which will assist in us to answer your queries.

This section also monitors the corporate cash position in order to meet cash flow requirements and to invest surplus funds in accordance with municipal policy and legislative guidelines. Payment of long term debt obligations and associated recovery from newly established Debt Deference portfolio are also administered by this group.