The Wilkes County Finance Department is comprised of three main areas that include General Accounting, Accounts Payable and Payroll. Purchasing Department also works under the supervision of the Finance Officer.
ResponsibilitiesThe Finance Office is responsible for managing and controlling the financial functions of Wilkes County in accordance with generally accepted principles of governmental accounting and the North Carolina Local Government Fiscal Control Act.
The Finance Department establishes and maintains the accounting system, controls expenditures, receipts and deposits all revenues and manages the investment of all monies. The Department also accounts for all assets and capital project expenditures. Accurate financial information is maintained and provided in a timely manner, including reports internally and externally.