Finance Division

Julianne Cordon, MBA, CPA

Finance Officer
201 South Main Street
PO Drawer 357
Graham, NC 27253

The Finance Department is responsible for managing the City of Graham’s financial resources, including investment and debt portfolios. The Finance Director serves as the Chief Financial Officer.

Accounting, Cash Management, Inventory/Capital Asset Management, Utility Billing, Government Reporting and  Purchasing are under the direction of the Finance Director.

Our offices are located in City Hall.

Other Responsibilities

  • Submit monthly financial reports to the City Manager
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual operating and capital project budgets
  • Prepare documentation for the annual independent audit
  • Issue and manage debt related to the City’s Capital Improvement Projects
  • Oversee monthly billing, collections and maintenance for Utility Services
  • Recommend financial polices and practices to ensure compliance with applicable State and Federal regulations in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Administer funds for grants and other special projects
  • Manage and report on the acquisition and disposal of City Property
  • Consult with the City Manager and Staff on the administration of the city’s financial affairs
  • Manage and report on the investment of idle funds
  • Comply with government reporting deadlines set worth by the Local Government Commission (LGC) and State Treasurer.

Financial Publications

The City of Graham maintains an integrated financial management process to incorporate long-term financial planning into its annual budgeting and reporting documents.

By implementing a process with a longer-term perspective, it allows the City to proactively address major opportunities and challenges, to avoid short-term fixes and to project capacity for debt issuance and pay-as-you-go capital projects. Each year, the City audits its financial management process as described in its policies.

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Financial Statistics

                   Net Position              Government             Total Debt Charge
                                                         Funds Balance

FY 18         $68.2m                          $12.8m                                $525K

FY 19         $69.8m                          $13.6m                               $532K