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Program Description


This program is responsible for timely and accurate payments to vendors for goods and services provided to the County; complying with County policies and procedures; and carrying out State and Federal reporting requirements. Payments to vendors are initiated and approved by individual departments. The Accounts Payable program is responsible for review and final approval of payments of $10,000 or more, as well as most refunds and other non-expenditure disbursements. Payments under $10,000 are individually reviewed and approved by operating departments subject to post-payment audits by Accounts Payable.

Program Contacts

Contact Jedediah Millard of the Department of Finance at 240.777.8855 or Estela Boronat de Gomes of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2785 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY18Actual FY19Estimated FY20Target FY21Target FY22
Procurement Card rebate revenue generated$724,221$770,260$775,000$800,000$825,000
Procurement Card transactions processed41,90243,32143,50043,50043,750
Vendor payments issued 1128,866118,086120,000120,000120,000
Journal entries prepared by Finance1,5481,5502,0002,0002,000
Journal entries reviewed and posted3,0463,6003,6503,6503,650
Grant reports produced575552552552552
Paychecks and payroll advices issued for employees 2297,715298,471300,000300,000300,000
Pension and long-term disability (LTD2) payroll payments processed63,06475,25480,00080,00080,000
Percent of non-compliant payments – Direct purchase orders created the same day as invoice date and duplicate dollars per total invoices0.292%0.293%0.289%
Percent of payroll errors per sum of dollars under and overpaid0.301%0.299%0.297%
1  Vendor payments (checks, ACH's, wires, SUA) represent checks disbursed; each check may represent multiple invoice vouchers.
2  Number of employees varies by month due to seasonal and temporary staff. Count reflects number of employees, not number of transactions (a person can have multiple transactions with one check).

Program Budget Changes

FY21 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY20 Approved9736198.88
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.524917940.99
FY21 Approved622279849.87