Accounting

Responsibilities

The Accounting Department is responsible for:

  • Establishing reliable internal controls through policies, procedures and business practices that promote financial integrity and protect public assets
  • Processing and managing the accounts payable function for Chesterfield County Government departments and Chesterfield County Public Schools
  • Processing and managing payroll for county employees
  • Processing benefit payments for both active and former county employees
  • Providing financial recordkeeping and reports that comply with generally accepted accounting principles and meet regulatory requirements
  • Supporting financial systems that meet the operational and reporting needs of the county’s and school’s business users
  • Assisting county departments with grant processes and compliance
  • Providing fiscal agent services for various regional organizations