Finance Department

The Union Clerk of Courts & Comptroller is excited to announce the release of our 2019 Annual Popular Financial Report and 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. We have printed copies available in the Clerks office.

2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
2019 Popular Annual Financial Report

The Finance Department ensures the proper and timely recording of accounting transactions for the purpose of preparing accurate financial statements. The Clerk is constitutionally responsible as the Chief Financial Officer for the Board of County Commissioners. The Finance Department maintains financial records and prepares reports for all moneys received and disbursed for the Board of County Commissioners. As custodian of county funds, the Clerk ensures the County’s financial assets are safeguarded and that all transactions are recorded properly to permit the preparation of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. The department ensures that the financial statements of the Board and the Clerk are audited annually, provides cash management services, and monitors debt service requirements.

The Finance Department provides all accounting functions, i.e., payables, receivables, payroll, investments, and maintenance. The Finance Department is responsible for administering purchasing policies and procedures, and is charged with the commitment of seeing that all purchases are made legally and ethically in compliance with Florida Statutes. The Finance Department also prepares the county budget as directed by the Board of County Commissioners and handles all grant money received.

Duties as Custodian and Accountant of County Funds
1. Keeping the Board’s accounts
2. Receiving and depositing funds of the county
3. Keeping an accurate and complete set of books
4. Investing excess county funds

Duties as County Auditor
1. Verify expenditures are for lawful and public purpose
2. Inspect and examine all accounts of the Board at all times
3. Act as a “watchdog” of Board financial activities

Kellie Hendricks Connell, CPA 
Clerk of the Circuit Court & County Comptroller
386-496-3711

Pamela H. Woodington 
Finance Director
386-496-3711
woodingtonp@unionclerk.com

2019-2020 Final County Budget 
Audited Financial Statements