The Town Council has stated that the purpose of the Finance Officer is to use all the Town’s public funds in the most efficient manner and in the best interest of the citizens. The Finance Officer is also responsible for supervising the investment of the Town’s idle funds.
The mission of the Finance Department is to devise, implement, and supervise a cash management plan for the Town of Carolina Beach that is in compliance with the Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act.
Accounts Payable - Issue payments in a timely manner to vendors for goods received or for services rendered.
Accounts Receivable - Promptly bill, collect, and deposit all monies due to the Town.
Annual Audit - Responsible for the preparation and fair presentation of financial statements in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America; this includes the design, implementation, and maintenance of internal control relevant to the preparation and fair presentation of financial statements that are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error.
Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act - Make sure that the Town is in compliance with all LGBFCA statutes set forth by the North Carolina General Assembly. Continuously work to ensure that the Town complies with any changes from the General Assembly.