Fiscal Administration Bureau provides financial support services to the entire Sheriff’s Department and is comprised of the following units:
Accounts Payable – processes payments to suppliers for a variety of encumbrance types, including purchase orders, Board of Supervisors approved contracts, Departmental expenditures, and miscellaneous expenditures, according to Los Angeles County fiscal policies.
General Fund Accounting – maintains an accurate accounting of all expenditures from the Department’s budget. In addition, the unit is responsible for all petty cash distributions, and employee expenditure reimbursements.
Grants Administration – provides centralized grant administration for the Department, which includes the locating and securing of alternate funding for proposed projects and programs that cannot be funded through the normal budget process.
Contracts Administration – coordinates all aspects of the contracting process for, and the continued monitoring of Board of Supervisors approved Master Agreements for services and supplies and single vendor contracts where the individual contract value is over $100,000.
Special Funds & Grants Accounting – provides an accounting of the revenue and expenditures, the processing of claims, and the preparation of financial statements for eight special fund accounts and the funds belonging to the grant inventory.