The finance department is responsible for managing EID's financial resources. This includes financial control, accounting, utility billing, treasury, purchasing, warehousing, fleet planning and maintenance, and meter services. In recognition of work the department does, EID has received both the national Government Finance Officers Association Comprehensive Annual Financial Report award and the Association of Public Treasurers' Certification of Excellence in Investment Policy for several years.
Mark Price is the District’s finance director and has worked at EID since 2005. His 30-year career as a certified public accountant includes positions as assistant general manager for finance and administration at Stockton East Water District and as accounting services manager for Clean Water Services, a large sewer and surface water management utility in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area. His early career as a partner in a Sacramento accounting firm included audits of special districts (water and sewer) and small cities. He earned a bachelor's degree in business administration with concentrations in accounting and information systems from Sacramento State University.