Finance Department

The City Charter requires an annual financial audit of City government in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards by an independent licensed public accountant, in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards. The City of Jonesboro is committed to ensuring transparency of all local government finances and that spending is done in accordance with the annual budget adopted by Mayor & City Council. 

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Finance and Accounting Department is to manage the fiscal affairs of the City of Jonesboro and to provide effective decision-support for City leaders as well as the various department directors and administrative staff.


The Finance Director works with the City Manager to develop and oversee long-range strategic financial planning and provides council members, city departments, and the public with timely and accurate financial information while assuring clarity and accountability.

The department of finance is responsible for:
  • Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Administering the City's Financial Accounting System
  • Audit preparations and ACFR Compilation
  • Budget development and administration
  • Procurement and Vendor Relations
  • Fixed asset management
  • Grant accounting
  • Negotiates bond issues
  • Treasury management
  • Payroll

To view the City of Jonesboro's current and past Financial Reports and adopted budgets click here.


1.When will the property tax bills be mailed?

2.How do I get a copy of my tax bill?

3.Are there any delinquent taxes due for a property?

4.Can tax payments be made online?

Financial Services Technician
B. Alicia Wingster

Office - (770)478-3800Call Ricky Clark By Skype
Fax - (770)478-3775Call Ricky Clark By Skype
Email -

General Mailbox

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.