- We have received the Government Finance Officers Association's Certificate of Achievement
for Excellence in Financial Reporting Award annually since 1990.
Columbus Consolidated Government
P.O. Box 1340
Columbus, GA 31902-1340
To maintain financial stability by providing financial services that include financial and capital asset reporting, payroll and accounts payable to our internal and external customers in a manner that accomplishes the overall mission of the Finance Department.
The Accounting Division of the Department of Finance is responsible for maintenance of the general ledger and all subsidiary ledgers; processing and recording all disbursements; verifying and recording all revenues; processing and recording capital assets and maintaining capital assets inventory; processing and recording all payroll transactions to include remittance of all withholdings and preparation and disbursement of W2's and 1099R's; preparation of basic financial statements and note disclosures, Management Discussion and Analysis and Statistical Section of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) in compliance with standards established by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), and the legal requirements of the State of Georgia.
Our Fiscal Year
Our fiscal year begins on July 1 and ends on the following June 30th. The Accounting Division Manager and the Accountants prepare the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and submits the document to GFOA (Government Finance Officers Association) for evaluation for the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by December 31st.
To provide accounting oversight and guidance to departments to ensure that generally accepted accounting principles, legal requirements, policies and procedures are consistently applied to maintain the integrity of the financial records and to fully meet reporting requirements.
The Accounting Manager reports directly to the Director of Finance, thus
ensuring financial resources are consistent with stated management plans and directives of city officials
and the director's office.
Karen Thompson, Senior Accountant
Randy King, Grant Accountant
Debra Sellers, Payroll Supervisor
Beverly Simmers , Payroll Coordinator
Accounts Payable Technicians:
Francesca Dye, Accounts Payable Technician
Francesca is responsible for vendor payments A - I
Pam Wynn, Accounts Payable Technician
Pam is responsible for vendor payments J - Z
Monica Chambers, Accounts Payable Technician
Monica is responsible for capital assets
Please direct specific Accounting inquiries to:
Jody Davis, Accounting Manager Accounting Division P.O. Box 1340 Columbus, GA 31902-1340 Telephone: 706.653.4087 Fax: 706.653.4086 Please direct specific Payroll inquiries to: Debra Sellers, Payroll Supervisor Accounting Division P.O. Box 1340 Columbus, GA 31902-1340 Telephone: 706.653.4087 Fax: 706.653.4086