The City of Talladega, Alabama

Finance Department

Mission:

The mission of the Finance Department is to provide fiscal and financial support to the City Manager, City Council and all City departments. Timely and accurate financial information is provided through budgeting and financial reporting, forecasting and procedure development.

Major functions of the Finance Department:

  • Coordinate and prepare the annual Budget for the City Manager to present to the City Council, and for subsequent adoption by the City Council
  • Provide expenditure reports and monthly financial updates to the City Council
  • Monitor the City's expenditures and financial information for budgetary control and decision making by the City's management
  • Maintain an accurate and reliable general ledger, fixed assets inventory and other financial records
  • Develop and ensure adherence to financial and accounting policies and procedures
  • Coordinate the annual audit and issue the City's audited financial statements as part of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
  • Maintain, monitor and reconcile all City bank accounts and invest City funds
  • Issue accounts payable checks and maintain vendor files
  • Approve, classify, process and monitor all business licenses; mail business license renewal notices annually
  • Collect and process all taxes due to the City to include gas, tobacco, sales & use, lodging and rental
  • Conduct and/or oversee all audits on businesses
  • Enforce all laws regarding the licensing and taxing activity

Paul Hanebuth, Finance Director
256-362-8186 ext. 1025
phanebuth@talladega.com

Romy Stamps, Revenue Officer
256-362-8186 ext. 1023
rstamps@talladega.com

Sharon Twymon, Administrative Clerk 
256-362-8186 ext. 1021
stwymon@talladega.com 

Shellia Harris, Accounts Payable
256-362-8186 ext. 1024
accountspayable@talladega.com

Sandy Owens, Accounts Payable
256-362-8186 ext. 1029
accountspayablewater@talladega.com

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 498
Talladega, AL 35161

Fax 256-362-2999

Office Hours 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Monday through Friday
City Hall, 203 South Street West, Talladega, AL 35160