The Finance Department was established as an organizational unit in Fiscal Year 2008. The purpose of this Department is to manage financial transactions, including oversight of the County’s general ledger accounting system; coordination and preparation of requisitions and purchase orders in compliance with the County's purchasing policy; coordination of the annual audit with the County’s independent auditor; processing of accounts payable, miscellaneous accounts receivable, and payroll transactions; administration of the County's grant funding; administration of the County's business insurances; administration of central personnel and payroll records; administration of employee benefits and workers’ compensation programs; and the planning and administration of the County’s revenues and expenditures, consistent with the approved annual budget and financial policies.