Finance Services

Finance Services is a division of the Resource Management Department.  The City of Olathe’s Finance division assists the City Council, city manager and city departments with the management of financial resources and activities. 

Finance Services actively participates in: Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and 
KS Government Finance Officers Association (KSGFOA)

  • Coordinate the annual audit conducted by external certified public accounts. 


  • Develop and implement City accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure the integrity of City financial operations and compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements and mandates.

  • Identify, track, and report on the financial condition and results of City operations through financial reports.  

  • Responsible for Payroll Administration.


 Contact Information

The Finance Services Office is located at:
Olathe City Hall
100 E Santa Fe
Olathe, KS  66061

Office hours are 8am – 5pm (CST), Monday through Friday, closed on City of Olathe holidays.
Should you wish to meet with personnel within the Finance Services Office, you are encouraged to set up an appointment


Finance Services Contacts:    
Name Title Telephone Number
Amy Tharnish
Assistant Director


Scott McDonald
Senior Accountant


Curt Hanneman
Senior Accountant


Connie Hanken
Lois Lyman
Payroll Coordinator


Carol Young
Accounts Payable Clerk