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finance_manThe Finance Department, consistent with the City of Fayetteville’s core values, serves other departments, citizens, and the community with RESPECT:

  • Responsibility,
  • Ethics,
  • Stewardship,
  • Professionalism,
  • Entrepreneurial spirit,
  • Commitment, and
  • Teamwork.

The Finance Department is committed to providing timely, accurate, and concise financial information, and reports.

Functionally, the department consists of: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Collections, Payroll, Cash and Debt Management, and Risk Management. The department plays a key role in every financial transaction ranging from processing payroll checks to managing investments.

The main office of the Finance Department is located on the second floor of the City Hall, 433 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301.

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Main Finance Office

  • Phone - (910) 433-1781
  • Mailing Address:
    City of Fayetteville
    P.O. Drawer D
    433 Hay Street
    Fayetteville, NC 28302-1746

Other Finance Divisions

Accounts Payable

  • Phone - (910) 433-1673 / 433-1670
  • Fax - (910) 433-1680
  • Located on the 2nd floor of City Hall, 433 Hay Street

Accounts Receivable

  • Phone - (910) 433-1782
  • Fax - (910) 433-1680
  • Located on the 2nd floor of City Hall, 433 Hay Street


  • Phone - (910) 433-1684
  • Fax - (910) 433-1680
  • Located on the 2nd floor of City Hall, 433 Hay Street


  • Phone - (910) 433-1676 / 433-1030 / 433-1678
  • Fax - (910) 433-1780
  • Located on the 1st floor of City Hall, 433 Hay Street


  • Phone - (910) 433-1681 / 433-1685 / 433-1686
  • Fax - (910) 433-1680
  • Located on the 2nd floor of City Hall, 433 Hay Street



Jay Toland, Chief Financial Officer

Jay is the Chief Financial Officer for the City of Fayetteville, where he has worked since February 2018. Prior to joining the City, Jay was the Chief Financial Officer for Scotland County Schools. Under Jay’s direction, Scotland County Schools was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting and Distinguished Budget Award from the Government Finance Officers Association, The Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting and Meritorious Budget Award from the Association of School Business Officials and the Award for Excellence in Management of the NC State Public School Fund from the North Carolina State Board of Education.

Jay resides in Fayetteville with his wife and daughter. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He has also completed other post graduate work at East Carolina University and is a Certified Management Accountant.  

Alston, SamariaPayroll TechnicianFinance(910) 433-1681
Applewhite, AndreaAccounting Technician- CollectionsFinance(910) 433-1676
Bates, JodiPayroll TechnicianFinance(910) 433-1685
Best, PatriciaAR Accounting Technician - Property Assessment ClerkFinance(910) 433-1684
Beutelspacher, Deborah AP Accounting TechnicianFinance(910) 433-1687
Carraway, TraciSpecial Projects Accountant/AnalystFinance(910) 433-1452
Daquil, Linda Collections SupervisorFinance(910) 433-1675
Estep, KarenRisk Management CoordinatorFinance(910) 433-1769
Gilbert, JahleshaAccountantFinance(910) 433-1782
Gilmore, AshleyFinancial AnalystFinance(910) 433-1644
Haire, DonnaBuyerFinance(910) 433-1359
Hyman, Shirley AP Accounting TechnicianFinance(910) 433-1670
Inoa, Sh'TavionBuyerFinance(910) 433-1886
McLaurin, Brittany Financial AnalystFinance(910) 433-1306
McLean, Lashanda Financial AnalystFinance(910) 433-1785
Oakman, JessicaAccounting Technician - CollectionsFinance(910) 433-1030
Oxendine, RayTreasurerFinance(910) 433-1683
Picarella, JodyAccounting ManagerFinance(910) 433-1859
Pittman, DebbieContracts TempFinance(910) 433-1358
Powell, BrendaFinancial Reporting ManagerFinance(910) 433-1679