Penny Steed, Comptroller
641 Main St. Hattiesburg, MS 39401 Fax: (601) 545-6789 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Comptroller manages and controls all financial functions of all county departments and the Clerk Courts in accordance with generally accepted principles of government accounting and various Mississippi statutes and Administrative Codes.
The Finance Department is comprised of three main areas:
- General Accounting
- Accounts Payable
Duties of the Finance Department include:
- controlling expenditures and obligations (including operating expenses, debt, payroll)
- receipting and depositing all revenues
- managing the investment of all monies
- accounting for all assets and capital project expenditures
- internal and external reporting
The financial activity of all county departments is supervised by the Finance Officer to ascertain solid internal controls are in place.