The Finance Department is responsible for recording and reporting the financial activities of the County. All transactions must be verified for compliance with the annual budget ordinance, North Carolina General Statutes, generally accepted accounting principals, regulatory agency pronouncements and policies adopted by the county. Some of the departmental duties are as follows:
  • Maintain detailed accounting records for all county departments
  • Pay vendors
  • Calculate and pay employee payroll
  • Monitor grant revenues and expenditures
  • Supervise the collection, deposit, and investment of cash
  • Prepare certain state and federal financial reports
  • Monitor and manage long-term debt
  • Assist the County Manager with preparation of the annual budget
  • Manage the county’s workers compensation, property, and liability insurance policies and claims