The Finance Division is committed to using an accounting system that is not only comprehensive in its coverage, but also practical in its use. We are responsible for the research, planning and implementation of accounting procedures as required to maintain compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, while achieving the most benefit for the agency’s unique requirements.
The Finance Division’s mission is to:
oversee payments for goods and services purchased
oversee payments received for services on behalf of the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office
prepare the Operating Budget Analysis, the printed Operating Budget, and the legislative Budget Request for all divisions
provide accurate, dependable and timely service to agency personnel involved in business related travel. This includes assistance with monetary and policy questions before or after the travel occurs, travel advances and reimbursement of incurred travel expenses, payment of conference registration fees on behalf of the traveler