The Department of Finance, governed by the City and County of Denver in Colorado, is responsible for the management of accounting and financial functions for citizens. It operates assessment, motor vehicle, real estate and risk management divisions. The department s treasury division collects, records, deposits, invests and disburses taxes and other revenues. The Department of Finance s controller's office provides financial compliance and payroll services. The department works to promote work ethics and improve business procedures. It handles the development and implementation of appropriate risk management policies and procedures. The Department of Finance offers performance management coordination and debt and investment management services.