The City of Gahanna is committed to fiscal accountability and transparency through its budget and financial accounting reporting. The Finance department oversees city operations including cash management, debt administration, income tax administration, utility billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll processing. 

The City of Gahanna has consistently demonstrated strong financial management and has maintained an AA1 rating by Moody's Investors Service. The City has been recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for Excellence in Financial Reporting and has received the Distinguished Budget Award.