Finance Office

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Mission

Provide the highest quality services in a fiscally responsible manner to promote the health, safety and general welfare of all Oconee County citizens.

Responsibilities

Financial Services / Bond Ratings
Financial Accounting / Cash Reciepts
Accounts Payable / Audits
Budgeting / Internal Controls
Procurement / Property Management

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Contact

Wes Geddings, Finance Director
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23 North Main Street
P.O. Box 1527
Watkinsville, Georgia 30677

Phone: 706-769-2944
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm
Please call ahead for appointments.

FAQS

1) When are your check runs?

2) When is the county's fiscal year? 

3) What is the current budget?

4) Is the county audited?

5) What is the county's bond rating?

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 1) When are your check runs? 

Oconee County issues checks on a weekly basis.  Invoices should be received in the Finance Office by Tuesday of each week.  Oconee County’s payment terms are Net 30. On Fridays, processed checks are mailed and/or available for pickup.  

 2) When is the county's fiscal year?  

Oconee County’s fiscal year begins July 1st and ends June 30th. 

 3) What is the current budget?

Oconee County’s fiscal year begins July 1st and ends June 30th.  Oconee County’s total budget for FY15 is $36,553,967. Oconee County’s FY15 General Fund budget is $22,555,224. 

4) Is the county audited?  

 The State of Georgia requires local governments, counties and cities, to submit  annual audited financial statements to the State Auditor.  This process ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.  Oconee County is audited annually by an outside auditing firm.  The FY13 audit was completed by Treadwell, Tamplin & Co., LLP. 

 5) What is the county's bond rating?   

Moody’s bond rating for Oconee County is Aa2.  Moody’s Investors Service which is often called Moody’s is the bond credit rating of Moody’s Corporation.  An Aa2 bond rating has an investment grade of high quality and very low credit risk.  

 

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