Scott Rasmussen, Director
Employees - 11
History of Department
The department was formed in March 1988 and is one of the first finance departments for county government in the state. The department was moved to its present location on the first floor of the courthouse in March 1989.
Mission Statement / Departmental Purpose
The purpose of the Finance Department is to provide administrative support to the county board and county departments for payroll functions, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, accounting, and financial reporting on a timely and accurate basis.
Education and Training Required of Employees
Finance Director: Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field; 5 years financial management experience in government accounting.
Accountant at Highway: Bachelors degree in accounting, 3 years accounting experience and extensive knowledge of specific accounting procedures for the department that are required by state and federal government.
Payroll/Benefits Coordinator: Associate degree in accounting and 5 years experience in a large payroll system.
Bookkeeper: Associate degree in accounting or 5 years accounting experience.
Staff: Fiscal clerical support requires varying levels of education and work experience.
Topics Department Personnel Can Speak About
Governmental accounting and budgeting, property taxes
Scott Rasmussen, Finance Director