Barrow County The Finance Department is responsible for the total accounting, finance, and payroll functions of the county including processing and recording account receivables and account payables, preparing and monitoring the annual budget, coordinating the annual audit, maintaining and adjusting the general ledger, and maintaining all payroll documents and related required payroll reports. This department is also responsible for preparing the annual financial statements and notes to the financial statements, preparing all financial reports required by federal, state, and other regulatory agencies, ensuring compliance with all financial related legal requirements, maintaining fixed asset records, and billing for all EMS activities. The Finance Department is also responsible for all purchasing functions, such as processing requisitions, issuing and maintaining the purchase order and encumbrance system, ensuring adherence to county-issued contracts, developing specifications and soliciting for bids and proposals for various purchases in accordance with legal and economic requirements to ensure fair and open competition, and maintaining vendors relations. In addition, this department is in charge of the information technology outsourced consultant, TechOptics, that maintains the county’s entire computer infrastructure and network of computers, printers, and software, high speed internet connection, e-mail system, VOIP telephone system, voice-mail, and network security.


Historic Courthouse
30 North Broad Street
Winder, GA 30680


8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday – Friday

Rose K. Kisaalita, CPA
Chief Financial Officer

Pat House
770-307-3111 ext. 3523

Misty Landers
EMS Billing

Jennifer Latham
770-307-3111 ext. 1999

Myrtle Smalls
Accountant-Budget Analyst
770-307-3111, ext. 3111

Cindy Clack

Danny White

Karen Hayes
Accounts Payable Specialist
770-307-3111 ext. 3801



Department Stats
Full-Time Employees: 8
FY 2015 Budget: $651,874