The scope of a Treasurer's responsibilities encompasses the collection of state and local funds, the disbursements and investment of local funds, and the accounting of those funds.
The Treasurer is responsible for all activities related to the receipt, deposit, investment, reconciliation, and disbursements of funds. The integrity of the Operation of the Treasurer's Office revolves around the proper use of government accounting. This ensures that the public funds entrusted to the Treasurer's care are monitored in a fiscally responsible manner.
The legal authority for the Treasurer's duties is grounded in the Constitution of Virginia, the Code of Virginia, Local Ordinances, and charter provisions, case law from court decisions, and opinions of the Attorney General.