Accounting Paper WorkThe Finance Department is headed by the City Treasurer/Finance Director, and is responsible for providing accurate, relevant and timely reports to management, City Council, and citizens regarding the financial status of the City and impact of financial decisions.

The Department also maintains the City’s accounting system and is responsible for making policy recommendations to the City Manager and Council to preserve the long-term financial health of the City.

For Sales Tax related questions, please call 303-384-8024 or email All other questions should be directed to

Finance Department Responsibilities

  • Accounting
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Auditing (Internal and Sales/Use Tax)
  • Budget
  • Cash Management
  • Cashiering
  • Debt Management
  • Debt Policy
  • Financial Statements (CAFR)
  • Fixed Assets
  • Investments
  • Payroll
  • Purchasing and Payment Policy
  • Sales and Use Tax Collection
  • Utility Billing

Financial Information

The City’s financial documents are available for download in PDF format below. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact Finance Director, Jeff Hansen, at 303-384-8020 or


Annual Financial Reports

Quarterly Financial Reports

Sales Tax Reports

COG Mesa

 Golden was named after Thomas L. Golden,
a gold prospector who arrived in Jefferson County in 1858.

Additional Resources

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