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Finance/Accounting Department

PROPOSED CAROLINE COUNTY BUDGET
for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2015

PUBLIC HEARING THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014
7 PM, at the Goldsboro Volunteer Fire Company Hall, 700 Old Line Road, Goldsboro, MD

( Click here for map and directions.)

FY 2015 Proposed General Fund Budget Revenues (PDF Document 43 KB)

FY 2015 Proposed General Fund Budget Expenses (PDF Document 52 KB)

FY 2015 Capital Budget (PDF Document 42 KB)



MISSION
The Caroline County Office of Finance prepares approved operating and capital budgets; pays all county bills and financial obligations; records, advises and reports on all financial transactions.

BUDGET OVERVIEW
This department is responsible for the accounting of all county revenues and expenditures. It provides information to Administration, Department Heads and County Commissioners to help them make resource allocation decisions, assess services, and evaluate the County's ability to provide these services.

GOAL, OBJECTIVES & PERFORMANCE MEASURES

GOAL: The Caroline County Office of Finance will strive to accurately record all county resources and assets of Caroline County government by adhering to the generally accepted accounting principles for governmental accounting.

Objective #1
Ensure the timely and accurate issuance of obligations to vendors.

Objective #2
Accurately record all revenues received for proper account and fund destinction.

Objective #3
Provide financial information useful to those making resource allocation decisions.

Objective #4
Prepares and records all county transactions in accordance with governmental accounting standards.

Objective #5
Assist the auditors in reporting the County's financial position in accordance with current governmental accounting standards, Federal and State requirements.

Objective #6
Manage effectively the AS/400 computer system and the software programs for the taxes and financial system.

Objective #7
Complete implementation of Governmental Accounting Statement No. 34.


Organizational Chart

Organizational Chart



OFFICE OF FINANCE STAFF

The Office of Finance for Caroline County accurately records all county resources and assets of Caroline County government by adhering to the generally accepted accounting principles of fund accounting for these resources. This staff disburses county funds and records all revenues for Caroline County. Provides financial information useful in making resource allocation decisions, assessing services and evaluating the County's ability to provide services.

County Administrator - Ken Decker

In Caroline County the position of County Administrator is the chief administrative, finance, and budget officer of the County.

He supervises the financial administration of each office, department, board and commission, institution or other agency, studies and investigates the organization and management of those agencies.

Director of Finance - Margaret C. Roe
Margaret C. Roe
Margaret C. Roe

  • Maintains the accounting system by the preparation of journal entries for all funds, balancing of accounts with controls and cash accounts.
  • Collects and analyzes data used in preparation of financial statements and reports.
  • Prepares and submits special and periodic financial reports.
  • Prepares weekly reports for disbursements.
  • Prepares weekly cash statements.
  • Prepares invoices for State Agency funding.
  • Prepares periodic budgetary and other status reports.
  • Prepares audit work papers.
  • Advises department heads and other officers on accounting policies, interprets and applies them to various County functions.
  • Recommends appropriate program changes to computer software company and makes minor changes.
  • Implementation of GASB 34, new reporting model for governmental accounting.
  • Checks purchase orders, invoices and statements for accuracy.
  • Ensures all disbursement entries are coded for correct budgeted accounts.
  • Generates project codes for funding sources.
  • Prepares vouchers for payment and issues checks.
  • Data entries invoices into accounts payable daily.
  • Maintains filing of invoices and vouchers.
  • Reconciles month end reports to log and cash book.
  • Prepares 1099 processing and maintains vendor records.
  • Prepares miscellaneous letters and general correspondence.
  • Prepares quarterly invoices.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Account Clerk I - Mindy Nashold
Mindy Nashold
Mindy Nashold
  • Checks purchase orders, invoices and statements for accuracy.
  • Ensures all disbursement entries are coded for correct budgeted accounts.
  • Prepares vouchers for payment and issues checks.
  • Data entries invoices into accounts payable daily.
  • Maintains filing of invoices and vouchers.
  • Reconciles month end reports to log and cash book.
  • Prepares miscellaneous letters and general correspondence.
  • Other duties as assigned.



PAST ANNUAL COUNTY BUDGETS

FY 2014 Budget Documents
FY 2013 Budget Documents
FY 2012 Budget Documents
FY 2011 Budget Documents
FY 2010 Budget Documents (as originally passed)
FY 2009 Budget Documents
COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORTS

The Caroline County Office of Finance publishes the Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports in accordance with state and local laws. These reports show the county's financial position and activity, and are audited by an independent firm of licensed certified public accountants selected by the County Commissioners.

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Financial Report of June 30, 2013 (PDF Document 2.00 MB)


Reports from Previous Years

Financial Report of June 30, 2012 (in multiple sections due to size)
Financial Report of June 30, 2011  (PDF Document 10.90 MB)

Financial Statement of June 30, 2010  (PDF Document 10.67 MB)

Financial Statement of June 30, 2009  (PDF Document 12.06 MB)

Financial Statement of June 30, 2008  (PDF Document 7.96 MB)

Financial Statement of June 30, 2007  (PDF Document 2.93 MB)

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Room 123
Denton Maryland 21629
Phone: (410) 479-0660
Fax: (410) 479-4060
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