The finance department has several different areas of responsibility including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Purchase Orders, Payroll, Cash Collections, Fixed Assets, Business Licenses, and Cemetery Records.
Accounts Receivable mainly includes the billing and collection of the Sanitation Department for roll off containers, this billing averages $225,000 per month. We also bill for other services on an as needed basis.
The City of Scottsboro has over 3700 items we consider fixed assets including items such as Automobiles, Equipment, Furniture, Streets, (including paving, curb and gutter, sidewalks, bridges, and tile). Scottsboro has in excess of 92 million dollars of assets we track.
Our department prepares payroll on a weekly and monthly basis for all employees of the city. Over the course of a year we pay payrolls and benefits for City Employees in excess of $11,846,000.
- The City of Scottsboro is audited by independent auditors yearly and the finance department is responsible for providing all information regarding the audit to these auditors. We believe in transparency and post each audit for viewing by the public.