Budget & Finance
Work with management to prepare an appropriate and fiscally responsible annual budget in compliance with Colorado Revised Statutes Title 29, and to administer the adopted budget accordingly. Provide accurate, timely and useful financial information and services for the County's internal management.
Provide public accountability in financial reporting with accurate records of all transactions, prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements, and applicable state statutes/federal regulations. Maintain internal control systems and assist all departments in complying with responsibilities for proper and legal fiscal management.
The Budget Division prepares, controls and maintains compliance with Colorado Budget Law. The Financial Division ensures the County’s books are in order for annual review under Colorado Audit Law, and prepares the annual financial statements. Perform daily financial functions including accounts payable/receivable and payroll processing.
Monitor the financial transactions of individual contracts and capital projects. Record fixed assets, track grant activity, watch fund balances, and scrutinize account detail. Provide support and advice to the Board of County Commissioners, elected officials and operating departments related to financial issues, policy and strategic planning.