The Finance Office is responsible for maintaining a governmental accounting and financial reporting system that provides timely, accurate, consistent, complete, useful, and transparent financial information to the general public, elected officials, and county management. Staff is also responsible for ensuring that internal control processes are adequate to protect county assets.

The Finance Office staff strives to ensure that all accounting records are in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, government auditing standards, federal law, state law, and local law as they relate to governmental finance activities.

Other responsibilities include annual and monthly financial reporting; coordination of the annual external audit; coordination of the annual budget; maintain the county-wide general ledger; timely and accurate accounts payable process; payroll processing; internal control monitoring and compliance; annual mill levy certification; and customer service to vendors, internal departments, and employees.