The Accounting Department’s overall function is to maintain the Authority’s financial records and long term investments. In addition, other responsibilities which include, interface with the Executive Director on financial matters, preparation of the Authority’s annual budget, approval of requisitions/purchase orders, up keep of fixed assets, distribution of User Chargers to the member municipalities, issues related to payroll, maintain and oversee employee benefit programs, bank reconciliations and supervision of accounting staff.
The Chief Financial Officer, holder of Certified Municipal Financial Officer (CMFO) certificate, Qualified Purchasing Agent (QPA) and Registered Public Purchasing Specialist (RPPS) certificates is responsible for the overall activities of the Accounting Department.
Assisting the Chief Financial Officer, there is a full time Accounting Clerk who is engaged in the administrative duties involving accounts receivable, accounts payable, and in house preparation of payroll.
Documents which are prepared by the Accounting Department for public listing are: Annual Budgets, Annual Audits, Audit Meter Readings, Participant’s Charges and Professional Services Contract Values.