Finance Director / Assistant Town Manager

Dean Luebbe
(828) 419-9300, Fax (828) 669-4204

The Town of Black Mountain’s Finance Department is responsible for managing all aspects of the town’s finances in an open, accountable and timely manner, in accordance with accounting standards and state general statutes.  Tasks include assisting the Board of Aldermen, Town Manager, and town departments with the management of financial resources and activities, including purchasing, debt and cash management, accounts payable, revenue collection, payroll, financial reporting, and the preparation of the annual operating budget.  The Finance Department also oversees risk management activities and all Information Technology (IT) functions of the Town.  

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Accounts Payable 

Phone: (828) 419-9300 x 303, Fax: (828) 669-4204

The Accounting Clerk is responsible for receiving and disbursing of all monies for the Town’s various activities, verifying all cash and credit card receipts and reconciling them to the General Ledger. The Accounting Clerk also receives requests for and maintains record of all Purchase Orders and manages purchases by Town Employees through the Purchasing Card system, and monitors the P-card statements for fraud activities as well as issues checks for services and goods not paid by p-card. The Accounting Clerk reconciles all bank accounts for the Town, and tracks and pays all loan/debt payments. Additional responsibilities include initiation of draft payments for golf memberships, keeping record of all contract vendors with W-9, maintaining the required state sales tax payments, and monitoring the fuel usage for Town vehicles.