Rhonda Cannon, CFO

[email protected]
P.O. Box 470
214 NE 351 Highway, Suite L
Cross City, Florida 32628


Finance & Personnel

The Finance and Personnel Staff is responsible for the financial budgeting and personnel operations of the Sheriff’s Office. Its functions include developing and monitoring the Sheriff’s Office budget, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management, grants, purchasing, property and inventory, and financial reporting. They are also responsible for the processing and management of all personnel working for the Sheriff’s Office. Among the personnel division’s duties is coordinating the available applicant pool with individual divisions as job openings occur. The personnel department also manages employee benefit programs.

The Sheriff’s Office fiscal period runs from October 1st through September 30. It adheres to the States’ Uniform Accounting System’s financial and budgeting functions. At the end of the fiscal year, Finance prepares the financial reports for all of the Sheriff’s Office activities. The Sheriff’s Office’s financial records are audited annually by independent outside Auditors. The audited report is submitted to the Board of County Commissioners and includes overall county financial statements.

The Sheriff’s Office prepares its operating budget. This is submitted to the Board of County Commissioners on May 31st. After two public hearings in September, the County Commissioners approves the amount of funding for the Sheriff’s Office in the fiscal year.