The Finance Director serves as the chief financial officer of the Town of Rocky Mount. This position is responsible for maintaining accurate financial data in accordance with generally accepted accounting principals. The Finance Director also acts as the Town Treasurer. The responsibilities of the staff of the Finance Department include receiving all revenues, maintaining a chart of accounts and general ledger, maintenance and support of all Town financial and payroll software, properly coding all expenditures and revenues to the applicable account codes, processing payroll, human resource management, administration of employee benefits, risk management, procurement, accounts receivable, accounts payable, investments and cash management, coordinating an annual independent audit, maintaining an accountability of general fixed assets, and providing monthly financial reports to Town Council.
The Finance Department includes the Finance Director, Assistant Finance Director, Human Resources Generalist, Accounting Technician, and two Account Clerks. The Assistant Finance Director and Human Resources Generalist handle human resources management, fringe benefits administration, general liability insurance, and risk management. The Human Resources Generalist and Accounting Technician process payroll, accounts payable, coordinate procurement, and administer accounts receivable. The two account clerks serve primarily as customer service representatives, process all payments and utility billing, and provide clerical support.
The Town of Rocky Mount accepts Cash, Check, and Debit/Credit Cards for all Town services. Payments made with a debit/credit card will include a convenience fee of 2.5% of your total payment amount.