The Finance Department is responsible for the total accounting and finance functions for the county including processing and recording account receivables and account payables, maintaining fixed asset records, preparing and monitoring the annual budget, and maintaining and adjusting the general ledger. This department is also responsible for preparing the annual financial statements and notes to the financial statements, coordinating the annual audit, preparing all financial reports required by federal, state, and other regulatory agencies, and ensuring compliance with all financial related legal requirements. The Finance Department is also responsible for all purchasing functions, such as processing requisitions, issuing and maintaining the purchase order and encumbrance system, ensuring adherence to county-issued contracts, developing specifications and soliciting for bids and proposals for various purchases in accordance with legal and economic requirements to ensure fair and open competition, and maintaining vendor relations. In addition, this department is in charge of the records retention program that provides for the security, maintenance, retrieval, archival, and disposition of records for all county departments in accordance with state guidelines.
Al Leonard, Director
Gordon County Wall Street Annex, Third Floor
200 South Wall Street
Calhoun, GA 30701
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm