The Fiscal Operations Section provides support to the Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Parole Board, Fire Marshal, Office of the Secretary, and the Fusion Center within Deparment of Homeland Security (DHS) in the form of budgeting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and accounting services.
Budgeting – The Budget Unit, provides weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly spending reports to our customer agencies within DHS, as well as provide oversight of over $400 million in various agency budgets. The budget team works closely with the State Budget Office to provide, appropriation requests, expenditure schedules, transfers, and amendments to the budgets of the DAS customer agencies.
Accounts Payable - The Accounts Payable Unit (AP) provides support to the Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Parole Board, Fire Marshal, Office of the Secretary, and the Fusion Center within Homeland Security. The AP Unit processes all types of payments and reimbursements for its customer agencies. This unit reviews all documentation and submits it to the Auditors Office for approval.
Accounts Receivable – The Accounts Receivable Unit (AR) primarily provides services to the Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation related to jail revenue billings. These funds are in turn utilized to operate the 10 Regional Jails within DCR. This section is responsible for assisting the DCR jail billing clerks. The AR Unit serves as a liaison to County Commissioners, Mayors, and Federal Systems that receive jail services from DCR.
Accounting – The Accounting Unit is primarily tasked with the review of financial transactions, updating fixed assets and leases for the financial statements, compiling yearly inventory, and bank reconciliations for outside bank accounts to ensure the accuracy of the financial reports submitted to the State's Independent External Auditors. Accounting also completes the GAAP reports for agencies that are not externally audited. Accounting also posts payments received from various entities for jail services per invoices generated by the AR Unit.