ATTENTION JACKSON RESIDENTS: Mayor Lumumba has issued a STAY AT HOME ORDER for the City of Jackson to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. As a precaution, City Hall and all non-essential city government offices, including our Senior Community Centers and Early Childhood Development Centers will be closed until April 17, 2020. Public gatherings of 10 or more people are strictly prohibited. Restaurants may only operate as take-out, drive-through, or delivery service only. Please continue to exercise proper hygiene and social distancing. Information for more resources may be found here.

Finance

Responsibilities

The Finance Division is responsible for preparing, forecasting, analyzing, recording, summarizing, and reporting financial transactions to the public and private sectors. Finance develops administrative and accounting policies and procedures for city-wide use. In addition, the division ensures the integrity of the city’s accounting system.

Services Provided:

Accounts Payable

This includes processing all vendor payments for the city once the contractual obligations have been fulfilled and the vendor payments have been approved and processed by the originating city department.

General Ledger / Fixed Asset

This includes the preparation of the city's annual audit, grant reporting, and maintenance of the fixed assets records.

Payroll

This includes processing weekly and bi-weekly payroll checks. This section pays approximately 2,200 employees.

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