This department manages and controls all financial functions of all county departments and the Clerk Courts in accordance with generally accepted principles of government accounting and various Mississippi statutes and Administrative Codes.

The Finance Department is comprised of three main areas:

  • General Accounting
  • Accounts Payable
  • Payroll

Duties of the Finance Department include:

  • controlling expenditures and obligations (including operating expenses, debt, payroll)
  • receipting and depositing all revenues
  • managing the investment of all monies
  • accounting for all assets and capital project expenditures
  • internal and external reporting

The financial activity of all county departments is supervised by the Comptroller to ascertain solid internal controls are in place.

Contact Information: Mamie (Tissy) Knight

email: mknight@covingtoncountyms.gov

PO Box 1679
Collins MS 39428
Phone: 601-765-8605
Fax: 601-765-5016