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The Dare County Finance Department is responsible for recording and reporting the financial activities of the County.  All transactions must be verified for compliance with the annual budget ordinance, NC General Statutes, generally accepted accounting principles, regulatory agency pronouncements and policies adopted by the County.


  • Management of the County‚Äôs financial assets
  • Annual budget preparation, implementation, and monitoring
  • Annual external audit oversight and support
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Report preparation
  • Debt issuance, management, and compliance
  • Purchasing, including oversight of bidding requirements
  • Fixed asset administration and disposal of surplus property
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Payroll processing
  • Cash flow and investments