Budget & Financial Services

Budget & Financial Services

The Department of Finance (DoF) performs two categories of services:  

1) Budget and financial services;

2) Risk management and employee services. 

Services are delivered and managed by division deputy directors, service entity managers and staff.


  • Accounts Payable
    • Provides accounting services including general accounting, accounts payable, travel and expense accounting and reimbursements.
    • Works closely with Department of Purchasing and Contracting as well as Capital Assets Management (CAM) and Treasury Services.
    • All money matters, expenditures, services, equipment and supplies acquired must be done in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Departments of Finance and Purchasing and Contracting.
  • Auditing
    This area is responsible for auditing the expenditure of county funds, to ensure that they are properly accounted for according to sound accounting practices, and have been disbursed in conformity with the budget, the established policy of the Board, and the law.

  • Budget
    Responsible for the preparation, analysis and administration of the county's budget within legal policy and procedural parameters.

  • Business Licensing
    The Business Licensing Office handles the administrative processing of all new alcoholic beverage license applications.

    The DeKalb County Public Safety Department conducts background investigations on business owners during the application process. The Public Safety Department enforces violations of the alcoholic beverage regulations and issues permits for employees to work in liquor stores, nightclubs and restaurants.

  • Capital Asset Management (CAM)
    CAM is the exercise of the county's fiduciary responsibilities in regard to supplies and equipment purchased and used by the county, regardless of funding source.

Particular attention is given to the management of capital assets because of their relatively high value. The description of capital assets and general procedures for the management of these assets are the responsibility of the CAM Unit.

  • Grants
    Responsible for administering the financial aspects of grants received by the county.

  • Revenue Collections
    Performs revenue collections primarily for the Department of Water & Sewer water services billings process.
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  • Treasury Services
    Manages cash and administers the county's banking and external auditing relationships. Also works closely with Revenue Collections' remittance and daily deposits processing.