Pulaski County Comptroller
Michael “Hutch” Hutchens

201 South Broadway
Suite 420
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201

Pulaski County Comptroller

Mission Statement: To manage and control Pulaski County’s financial resources, ensuring for county officers and the Quorum Court that transactions comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and accounting standards.

Departments & Services

Budget: The Comptroller’s Office provides oversight for the budget process to ensure that all budget requests are submitted to the Quorum Court, all budget controls are being followed, and that revenue projections are accurate for the appropriation of funds.

During the fiscal year the Comptroller’s Office reviews all additional budget appropriation requests, budget transfers, and revenue forecasts compared to actual revenues being received to insure compliance with all laws and regulations.

Pulaski County Fiscal Budget

Payroll: The payroll office is responsible for the accurate calculation of each employees pay and insuring that the payroll amounts are submitted to the Treasurer in a timely manner so that direct deposits or checks are issued in accordance with Pulaski County policies. This office maintains all employee payroll files including pay received, vacation and sick leave (earned and used), taxes, other withholdings and retirement. The payroll office is also responsible for the timely issuance of payments for taxes withheld; retirement contributions; health and life insurance premiums; and other withholdings requested by the employee or required by a court order.

Purchasing: The purchasing office is responsible for the following functions:

  • Fixed Asset Management
  • Contract Files
  • Request For Proposals (RFP) & Request for Qualifications (RFQ)
  • Purchase Requisition & Purchase Order Authorization
  • Commodity Contracting

Accounts Payable: The Accounts Payable office performs the task of reviewing, verifying, and entering all payment claims for a commodity or service. The process includes determining that the department has sufficient funds for the payment within their budget; that the payment does not violate any county policies or state statutes; and that all necessary documentation is attached. In addition, the accounts payable office processes and allocates all invoices for utilities and telephone services to the appropriate department.

Grants Administration: The office of grants administration performs financial and program monitoring on all grants received by Pulaski County. Monitoring of each grant is performed on a quarterly basis with reviews being given to the department. In addition, grants administration will review any request for reimbursement made to grantors to insure that Pulaski County is receiving all funds that they are entitled.

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