The Finance Department coordinates effective and prudent management of the County’s financial resources in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and NC State statutes, financial reporting, budget, accounts payable, payroll, investments, and purchasing.

Workload Measures 2019-20
Number of Accounts Payable checks issued: 10,432
Number of Voided Accounts Payable checks: 274
Number of Payroll checks issued: 8,026
Number of Budget Amendments: 90
Number of Journal Entries and Adjustments: 576
Number of Receipts issued: 3,226
Number of total expenses for General Fund and all other funds: $73,886,652
Number of Bank Statements reconciled: 75
Updated 2/13/2020

1) To further employees' skills, each Finance employee will participate in one staff development opportunity during the fiscal yearIn Progress
2) To ensure that two individuals have the knowledge and practiced skill set to conduct all functions in the department, Finance will continue to cross-train each positionIn Progress
3) To support departments, Finance will offer quarterly Munis trainings focusing on specific topicsIn Progress
4) To make sure that finance policies are up-to-date, Finance will evaluate, review, and update at least three policies or proceduresIn Progress
5) To increase transparency for both the public and employees, Finance will review and update Finance web pages and Sharepoint quarterlyIn Progress
6) To provide County Departments with options for handling expenses, Finance will implement the use of P-CardsIn Progress
7) To preserve historical records, Finance will scan 3 years of earnings recordsIn Progress
8) To evaluate and document process improvements on how departments handle money, Finance will review financial processes for at least three departments and provide recommendations for improvementIn Progress
9) To increase transparency, Finance will upload all financial policies to SharepointIn Progress