Finance Department

Department Description:

The Finance Department plans, organizes, leads, and monitors the activities of the Finance Department’s Divisions. We are also responsible for the day to day management of all the City’s cash services including but not limited to: Cash Receipts, Accounts Payable, Financial Reporting, Working with the Auditor, Investment of the City’s excess cash,
Budget and Capital Improvement planning and monitoring, and Revenue and Expenditure forecasting. The department is also responsible for the payment of all debt and budget for a total oversight of over $35.6 for fiscal year 2005.  The Finance Department includes Accounting and Budget, Bookkeeping and Cashier, Purchasing, and Inventory.

Annual Audit 2015

Karen Sanders – Interim Director of Finance Department   229-391-3984

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 229, Tifton, GA 31793-0229
Visit Us: City Hall, Second Floor, 130 1st St. E., Tifton, GA 31794


Mission Statement:

“Provide excellent and timely finance, facilities products and services through commitment to employees and commitment to our customers”

Vision Statement:
“Stewardship of the financial affairs of the City by maximizing efficiencies in operation”

Accounting and Budget:

The Accounting Division coordinates preparation of the City Annual Financial Report  and interim financial reports, and preparation of annual budget. The division is also responsible for accounts payables and insurance coverage for the City.

To contact: Accounting Supervisor, (229) 391-3962.

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