Accounting Division

Mission

To coordinate human and financial resources necessary to provide sound financial support services to internal and external customers.

General Accounting

  • Ensures financial transactions are properly recorded in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), applicable laws and regulations
  • Monitors cash flow and banking activity
  • Coordinates external audit activities, financial analyses and preparation of financial reports
  • Evaluates internal controls and ensures compliance with appropriate policies

Accounts Payable

  • Processes invoices and pays County vendors accurately and on-time
  • Ensures compliance with internal controls by checking invoices and supporting documents
  • Works with other departments within the County to improve workflow processes
  • Improves vendor relations by providing fast and accurate answers to vendor inquiries
  • Performs compliance reporting of vendor payments

Payroll

  • Coordinates all time entry to ensure accurate payments to Peoria County employees
  • Responsible for processing payments for certain 3rd party and tax withholding liabilities
  • Responsible for filing necessary quarterly and annual tax compliance reports
  • Perform department internal compliance audits and assist departments in improving the payroll process

General Accounting Management

  • Assists County departments with grant applications, compliance and reporting
  • Accounts for acquisition/sale of County fixed assets
  • Prepares grant reports and coordinates single audit activities
  • Provides consulting services to County departments for accounting and financial transactions

Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR)

View current and archived CAFRs for Peoria County.