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Saturday, December 11, 2021 - 5:45 P.M.
DHS Finance Dept

Finance Department


Geoffrey Buchheim
Finance Director

(760) 329-6411 ext. 227
11999 Palm Drive
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Mon. - Thurs. 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


The Finance Department oversees the day-to-day management of the City's financial resources, including:

  • Developing and directing the City's budgetary and fiscal operations
  • Administering financial resources and expenditures
  • Developing the City's annual budget
  • Overseeing the activities of purchasing, payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable
  • Collecting Transient Occupancy Taxes (TOT)
  • Auditing, grant accounting, and fiscal reporting
  • Developing and maintaining financial accounting and records systems


Geoffrey Buchheim

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