To provide an efficient cost-effective financial management system that facilitates sound financial planning and reporting while safeguarding the County's assets from loss; and to provide support services to other County departments.
Fiscal Services is responsible for all accounting, budgeting, and payroll activities. The department processes payroll for County employees, all accounts payable, and some invoicing for accounts receivable for County departments. Fiscal Services is also responsible for securing an annual financial audit. The department's budget division manages the development and maintenance of the County's annual budget and Capital Improvement Program. Fiscal Services also provides oversight to the Central Services, Fleet Services, Risk Management (see Other Functional Area, page D-122), and Purchasing offices.