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Susan F. Tezai, CPA Chief Financial Officer
200 East Main Street
4th Floor Mezzanine, Old Courthouse
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919-560-0039 
FAX: 919-560-0077
Hours: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Department Function

The primary purpose of the Finance Department is to establish and maintain a centralized countywide system of financial accounting, planning, investments, reporting, and controls. The department also manages the County payroll and accounts payable function for all Departments including the Sheriff and the Register of Deeds. The purchasing function is also managed by this department through its Purchasing Division. The County's Combined Annual Financial Report (CAFR) is prepared and published by this Department. Durham County's parking decks and surface lots are also managed through the Finance Department.