Effective August 4, 2020: Citing the need for stronger action to flatten the curve of COVID-19, Mayor Lumumba has signed the Third Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order which orders bars to close for inside service. All bars, nightclubs, lounges, taverns, and private clubs located in the City of Jackson shall close, except to the extent that such establishments ONLY provide take-out, pick up, delivery or drive-through services as allowed by law. Businesses found in violation will be shut down for 24-hours and must submit an Attestation of Compliance with the City of Jackson before reopening. Mayor Lumumba has also issued a Mayoral Curfew Order in the City of Jackson effective August 6th at 12 midnight - 5 am for the next five days. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, call our Hotline at 601-586-3067 and fill out the Symptom Collector. If you are in need of mental health support during this time, call our Mental Health Warmline at 601-586-3073. 

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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