"Quality People Providing Quality Service"

Highlights

  • We have received the Government Finance Officers Association's Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Award annually since 1990.



Accounting Division

Finance Department

Columbus Consolidated Government

P.O. Box 1340

Columbus, GA 31902-1340

Telephone: 706-653-4087

Fax: 706-653-4086
 


Our Mission

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.


Division Profile

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.


Our Goals

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.


Accounting Management:


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.
Division Head:

Jody Davis
Accounting Manager

Financial Reporting:

Angelica Alexander, Senior Accountant
Randy King, Grant Accountant

Payroll:
Debra Sellers, Payroll Supervisor
Francesca Dye , Payroll Coordinator

Accounts Payable Technicians:

Emily Clark, Accounts Payable Technician
   Emily is responsible for vendor payments A - I
Pam Wynn, Accounts Payable Technician
   Pam is responsible for vendor payments J - Z
Kelli Parker, Accounts Payable Technician
   Kelli is responsible for capital assets


 

Contact Information


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