Finance Department

This department manages and controls all financial functions of all county departments and the Clerk Courts in accordance with generally accepted principles of government accounting and various Mississippi statutes and Administrative Codes.

The Finance Department is comprised of three main areas:

  • General Accounting
  • Accounts Payable
  • Payroll

Duties of the Finance Department include:

  • controlling expenditures and obligations (including operating expenses, debt, payroll)
  • receipting and depositing all revenues
  • managing the investment of all monies
  • accounting for all assets and capital project expenditures
  • internal and external reporting

The financial activity of all county departments is supervised by the Finance Officer to ascertain solid internal controls are in place.

Contact Information:

Mary D. Thomas
Accounts Payable/Payroll Coordinator 

1267 Main Street
Fayette, MS 39069
Phone: 601-786-3420/3142
Fax: 601-786-0213

Linda White
HR Director / Property Control Clerk 

1483 Main Street
Fayette, MS 39069