Finance

The Finance Department establishes and maintains an accounting and reporting system in accordance with NC General Statutes, federal laws and regulations and generally accepted accounting principles. The Finance Department provides management with required financial information for strategic and operational planning, manages cash to maximize investment income and cash flow, records receipt of revenues and provides for disbursement of the Town's funds in accordance with policies and guidelines.  The Finance Department provides financial management for all Town funds, including the Town’s investment and debt portfolios.  

The Finance Department is divided into two divisions:  the Accounting Division and Customer Service Division.

Accounting Division 
The Accounting Division is responsible for general accounting, financial reporting, payroll and budget managment. All financial records for the Town are maintained and the Accounting Division prepares various financial reports including the Town’s annual financial statements. The accounting system is maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Customer Service Division
The Customer Service Division is responsible for utility billing and collection, residential services, tax collection, and all other general customer inquiries. 
 

 

 

Lee Connor

J. Lee Connor, Jr., CPA, CGMA, MBA, Finance Director

Assistant Town Manager
EMAIL LEE
704-455-0707

 

 

 

 

 

 

Branden Chopelas, CPA Deputy Finance Director
EMAIL BRANDEN
704-455-0712

 

Lori B. Nash, Financial Services Specialist
EMAIL LORI
704-455-0704

 

Crystal Bost, Accounting Technician
EMAIL CRYSTAL
704-455-0700

 

Hayley Lyerly, Customer Service Supervisor
EMAIL HAYLEY
704-455-0701