Financial Services is responsible for the functions of accounts payable, purchasing, and general ledger. The office is responsible for financial reporting which includes annual budget preparation and control of budgetary accounts. Support and guidance is also provided to departments managing state and federal grants by reviewing and certifying grant financial reports.
Financial Services is responsible for the accuracy and completeness of financial reports and that accounting treatment for amounts carried in the general ledger is consistent with Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP) and State of Michigan guidance. The office also reviews internal controls to see that they are effective and efficient and provides liaison with the County's external auditor.