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Program Description

  General Accounting

This program is responsible for the analysis, interpretation, and presentation of the County's financial position and results of operations through timely, accurate, and professional financial reports. These reports provide public assurance as to the accountability and integrity of the use of County resources; adherence to budgetary policies established by management; and compliance with Federal, State, and County mandates. The program prepares the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, Debt Service Booklet, as well as numerous other standardized and specialized reports. This program also provides high quality, timely service to County departments through analysis and technical assistance and through preparation, review, and approval of financial transactions.

Program Contacts

Contact Jedediah Millard of the Department of Finance at 240.777.8855 or Anita Aryeetey of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2784 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY17Actual FY18Estimated FY19Target FY20Target FY21
Receive the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting 1ReceivedExpectedExpectedExpectedExpected
1  The County has been awarded this certificate more times than any other county in the nation (FY17 = 48 times)

Program Budget Changes

FY20 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY19 Approved206643616.65
Decrease Cost: Eliminate Accountant Auditor Reclass-813040.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-5247-0.66
FY20 Approved197988515.99