Fiscal Management

This section's primary mission is to support the administration of the Sheriff's Office through the management of all business-oriented operations affecting the Sheriff's Office.

The Administration Support Division assists in budget preparation, submission, and defense of the Sheriff's Office annual budget. The Captain is the review and approval authority of Accounts Payable, Purchasing, and oversees the daily operational issues in all areas of the Fiscal Management Section.

This section consist of five units as follows: Accounts Payable, Purchasing, Fleet Management, Grants Management, and Equipment & Supply.

Accounts Payable Unit: This unit coordinates payments for purchases and services received by the Sheriff's Office with the Pickens Finance Office, records and tracks payment made against the chart of accounts, deposits payments made to the Sheriff's Office through the Pickens County Finance Department, balances all appropriation and revenue accounts for the annual budget as well as projects and grants.

Purchasing Unit: This unit coordinates purchasing of all commodities with the Pickens County Purchasing Department, approves payment for purchases made, coordinates and documents the receiving of purchases made, and coordinates contracts for services used by the Sheriff's Office.

Fleet Management Unit: This unit coordinates the assignment and repairs of all Sheriff's Office vehicles, including installed and loose equipment. In addition, arrangement is made for the replacement of vehicles each year with new vehicles added to the fleet and assists in budget preparation in the area of vehicles and vehicle equipment.

Grants Management Unit: This unit supports initiatives of the Sheriff's Office by identifying funding sources outside of taxpayer support and manages grants received by and for the Pickens County Sheriff's Office.

Equipment & Supply: This unit controls, distributes, and inventories all supplies and equipment for all areas of the Sheriff's Office.

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