Accounting Services

The Accounting and Financial Reporting Division is responsible for providing financial information and assistance to city officials, management, program administrators and governmental agencies for General, Special Revenue, Capital Project, and Fiduciary and Proprietary Fund operations.

Questions About Open Financial

If you have questions about Open Financial, email the appropriate person according to the operation area.

Operation AreaWho To Email
Leasing Fund, Solid Waste Disposal Fund, Water and Sewer Fund
Email Dewey Willard
Capital Projects Fund, General Fund, Winston-Salem Transit Authority

Fleet Service Fund, Information Services Fund, Public Assembly Facilities Fund, Stormwater Management Fund, Warehouse Fund
Email Katherine Bocanegra
Grant Reporting, Parking Fund, Special Revenue Funds
Email Amber Cottrell
Fixed Assets, FMS Reporting
Email Keith Young


Other Functions

Proprietary funds include:

  • Parking Fund
  • Public Assembly Facilities Fund
  • Solid Waste Disposal Fund
  • Storm Water Management Fund
  • Transit Authority Fund
  • Water and Sewer Fund

Fixed asset and grant accounting are also a function of this division. The accounting for these areas involves providing records for accurate financial reports and data consistent with legal requirements and generally accepted accounting principles.

This program is also responsible for the accounting of the city’s transactions with the North Carolina Municipal Leasing Corporation (NCMLC) and Risk Acceptance Management Corporation (RAMCO). This Division also serves as the Bondholder Relations Group. The Citizen Bonds issued in 1993 and 1995 have various maturities through 2015.