Finance Department

The Finance Department is responsible for management of the Town’s funds and for maintaining the Town’s accounting records in accordance with the statutes set forth by the State of North Carolina. The tasks of this department include collecting, depositing, and disbursing money, payroll, and insurance, managing debt and investments, and making financial reports. The department is headed by a Finance Officer, hired by and reporting to the Town Manager. The property taxes levied by the Town of Jamestown are billed and collected by Guilford County.

The Finance Officer performs professional and administrative work organizing the finances, accounting, purchasing and revenue collection activities of the town. The Finance Officer performs complex and technical work in the administration and maintenance of the town’s financial and accounting functions, maintaining the general ledger regulations and exercising oversight of revenue collections and expenditure disbursement.



For the eleventh consecutive year, the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the Town of Jamestown by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the 2016-2017 audit. The certificate of achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement has been awarded to the individual(s), department or agency designated by the government as primarily responsible for preparing the award-winning CAFR. This has been presented to Judy Gallman, Town finance officer.

The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program including demonstrating a constructive "spirit of full disclosure" to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR.

The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 17,500 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago, IL and Washington, DC.

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Judy B. Gallman, CPA – Finance Officer
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