The Finance Department maintains an automated financial management system that pays bills, issues payroll checks, audits, and reconciles and records financial functions of all branches of government. The key function of this department is monitoring the county budget, which includes:
Shelby County's fiscal year is from July 1 through the following June 30. All documents and reports on this website refer to information for the period in which a fiscal year ends. For example, the budget or Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year (FY) beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021, is referred to as FY 2021.