Finance Department - Kevin A. Bueso, Director of Finance


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The Finance Department falls under the direction of the County's Director of Finance and is composed of the following functional areas:

  • Budgets & Finance
  • Financial Reporting
  • Payroll
  • Accounts Payable
  • Purchasing

Budgets & Finance

Under the direction of the County Board, the County Administrator and the Director of Finance work together to implement policies and plans for the annual County Budget. Review the County’s Annual Budget.

Financial Reporting

The Finance Division is responsible for working with other departments and elected officials to prepare the County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, and monthly financial reports. Review the County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR/Audits).


The Finance Division is responsible for the bi-weekly payroll for over 1,000 employees. Payroll staff is responsible for the reporting of income taxes, W2s, and 941s.

Accounts Payable

The Finance Division is responsible for the weekly AP Check Run. Over 25,000 invoices are processed annually and staff in Accounts Payable is responsible for the processing of the checks and vendor-related reporting (1099s).

Purchasing Department

Visit the Purchasing Department website.


Finance Personnel

Title Name/Email Phone
Director of Finance
Kevin Bueso
(815) 334-4205
Assistant Director of Finance - Accounting
Karin Dietz (815) 334-4821
Assistant Director of Finance - Budgeting
Kerri Wisz
(815) 334-4207
Payroll Administrator Linda McMahon (815) 334-4872
Accountant III
Dodi Vainisi
(815) 334-4647
Financial Services Associate
Deborah Merrill
(815) 334-4926