By statute, the Director of Finance serves as the Governor's chief fiscal policy advisor with emphasis on the financial integrity of the state and maintenance of a fiscally sound and responsible Administration.
The objectives of the Department of Finance are:
- To prepare, present, and support the annual financial plan for the state.
- To assure responsible and responsive state resource allocation within resources available.
- To foster efficient and effective state structure, processes, programs, and performance.
- To ensure integrity in state fiscal databases and systems.