Accounting

The City of Grand Prairie Finance / Accounting Department maintains City’s General Ledger, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Grant Accounting and Asset Management systems. The department also managers Financial Reporting. Performs Accounts Payable function. Prepares Payroll related reports to federal and state governments and the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. Coordinates City’s Annual Audit and processes Unclaimed Property.

Accounts Payable

The City of Grand Prairie Finance / Accounting Department sets up vendors, prepares 1099's, processes Accounts Payable checks and processes ACH payments.

Direct Deposit for Vendor Payments

The City of Grand Prairie is offering direct deposit for vendor payments. There are benefits to both the City and the vendors by using direct deposit payments.

Benefits to the vendors include having access to funds sooner without having to go to the bank and there is no need to worry about checks getting lost in the mail. Funds are available immediately upon deposit into the vendor bank account. Once a payment is made, an email will be sent to the email address you provide with an attachment listing the invoice number, invoice date, amount of each invoice, and the total payment.

Your Internet Service Provider (ISP) may use filters to prevent unwanted emails from reaching your inbox. Sometimes, these filters also block messages you want to receive. In most cases, adding us to your list of trusted senders will solve this issue. If you need assistance, contact your ISP’s technical support department and ask how to receive emails from gptxap@gptx.org.

Please send the completed Direct Deposit Authorization form(PDF, 79KB)  to ap@gptx.org or mail to:

City of Grand Prairie;
Accounts Payable
P. O. Box 534045
Grand Prairie, TX, 75053-4045

Please allow 3 weeks to set up the Direct Deposit process for your company after the City receives the information from you.

If you have any questions, please contact the Accounting department at 972-237-8065 or 972-237-8095.

Payroll

Payroll staff processes payroll checks and direct deposit and prepares payroll related reports to federal and state governments.

Employees can access pay stubs through the Employee Portal.

Unclaimed Property

Abandoned / Unclaimed Property

The City of Grand Prairie, Texas is currently holding property that is presumed abandoned or unclaimed subject to Chapter 76 of the Texas Property Code.

Any person possessing a legal or beneficial interest in the reported property may obtain additional information by contacting the Accounting Division at 972-237-8093 or by e-mail at accountspayable@gptx.org.

A completed Unclaimed Property Claim Form(PDF, 106KB)  in addition to the specified proof of ownership will be necessary to establish the owner’s right to receive the property.

View List of Unclaimed Property Held by the City: Unclaimed Property List(PDF, 650KB)

For more information about unclaimed property, please visit the Texas Unclaimed Property website.