Finance

Finance provides quality financial planning and management of the County. It maintains effective control over the County's financial activities and provides accurate fiscal reporting to all County agencies and departments in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

Finance responsibilities include:
  • Accounts payable
  • Budget
  • Financial reporting
  • General ledger grants
  • Miscellaneous billing
  • Procurement

The department prepares an annual draft document for the Board of Supervisor in accordance with the requirements set forth in the Code of Virginia. The process usually begins in December, when the request is sent to County departments and community organizations. These requests are compiled and entered by each department.

The Director of Finance works closely with the County Administrator in providing the most equitable funding to all departments and organizations. The working document is presented to the Board and work session is scheduled.

  1. Financial Reporting
  2. General Ledger
  3. Procurement

Financial Reporting

The department oversees the annual audit and the preparation of the resulting document, the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The audit takes place after the accrual process and the close of the fiscal year.