Autauga County, Alabama

Finance Department


The mission of the Finance Department is to provide fiscal and financial support to the City Manager, City Council and all City departments. Timely and accurate financial information is provided through budgeting and financial reporting, forecasting and procedure development.

Major functions of the Finance Department:

  • Coordinate and prepare the annual Budget for the City Manager to present to the City Council, and for subsequent adoption by the City Council
  • Provide expenditure reports and monthly financial updates to the City Council
  • Monitor the City's expenditures and financial information for budgetary control and decision making by the City's management
  • Maintain an accurate and reliable general ledger, fixed assets inventory and other financial records
  • Develop and ensure adherence to financial and accounting policies and procedures
  • Coordinate the annual audit and issue the City's audited financial statements as part of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
  • Maintain, monitor and reconcile all City bank accounts and invest City funds
  • Issue accounts payable checks and maintain vendor files
  • Approve, classify, process and monitor all business licenses; mail business license renewal notices annually
  • Collect and process all taxes due to the City to include gas, tobacco, sales & use, lodging and rental
  • Conduct and/or oversee all audits on businesses
  • Enforce all laws regarding the licensing and taxing activity

Renae Blackburn, Acting Finance Director                                                                                                                                                                                                       
256-362-8186 ext. 1025

Jennifer Finch, Revenue Officer
256-362-8186 ext. 1023

Sandy Owens, Accounts Payable
256-362-8186 ext. 1021

LeighAnne Jones, Acting Accounts Payable Clerk
256-362-8186 ext. 1024

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 498
Talladega, AL 35161
Fax 256-362-2999

Office Hours 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Monday through Friday
City Hall, 255 South Street West, Talladega, AL 35160


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