The Finance Department is responsible for recording and reporting the financial activities of the County. All transactions must be verified for compliance with the annual budget ordinance, NC General Statutes, generally accepted accounting principals, regulatory agency pronouncements and policies adopted by the County.

Some of the departmental duties are as follows:
  • Maintain detailed accounting recordings for all County departments
  • Disburse payments to vendors
  • Calculate and disburse employee payroll
  • Monitor grant revenues and expenditures
  • Supervise the collection, deposit, and investment of cash
  • Prepare certain State and federal financial reports
  • Monitor and manage long-term debt
  • Assist the County Manager with preparation of the annual budget
  • Manage the County’s property and liability insurance policies and claims
  • Supervising the County’s surplus property sale
Compliance with E-Verify Requirements
The North Carolina State Legislature approved legislation requiring that all Lincoln County contracts include a provision that the contractor and the contractors’ subcontractors comply with certain new laws in Chapter 64, Article 2 of the North Carolina General Statutes concerning using an E-verify system to verify its employees.

Compliance with E-Verify Requirements Form