Controller

Harold Wissinger

Controller

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Harold Wissinger

Controller

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Dennis Alleman

Chief Deputy

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Tammy Amsley

Accounting Specialist

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Mary Beavers

Accounting Specialist

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Peggy Heiston

Accounting Office Supervisor

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Kathy Kauffman

Accounts Payable Specialist

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Lisa Molnar

Auditor I

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Etta Rotz

Director of Auditing

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Marianna Stratigos

Lead Accounts Payable Specialist

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Services / Program Description

Accounts Payable – The Controller is responsible for all tax reporting and is also responsible for payment of all County invoices.  In accordance with section 1750 of the County Code, the Controller is responsible to “scrutinize, audit, and decide on all claims against the County”.  

Accounting – According to section 1704 the Controller maintains custody of all contracts, titles and deeds for the County.  The Controller also is responsible for keeping the official books of the County.  Per County code section 1602 the Controller prescribes the system of accounts to be maintained.  Additionally per section 1705 of the County code, the Controller is responsible for “prescribing and administering the form and the manner of keeping of the official books and papers in correction with the fiscal affairs of the county. “

Payroll – The Controller is responsible for paying employees as well as the remitting of all employment taxes.  Sections 1705 and 1750 of the County Code.

Retirement – The Controller is responsible for all accounting, payment, and reporting for the County’s retirement fund. Sections 1705 and 1750 of the County Code.

Audit – In accordance with section 1720 of the County code, the Controller is responsible to “audit, settle, and adjust the accounts of all County offices”.

Controller is elected every four years by the Voters and is directly responsible to the electorate.

Authority of the Controller 

The County Code Act of August 9, 1955 (P.L. 323, No. 130) as amended establishes the following responsibilities, and the requisite authority, of the office of the county controller:

• The Controller supervises the fiscal affairs of the county including the books and records and fiscal actions of those who collect receive, hold or disburse the public money of the county, subject to the power and duty of the county commissioners to manage and administer the fiscal affairs of the county.

• The Controller selects the accounting system to be used by the County.

The Controller keeps a full set of books of the county in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles of all fiscal operations of the county.

• The Controller prescribes and administers the form and manner of keeping the official books and papers in connection with the fiscal affairs of the county.

• The Controller is empowered to refuse to authorize any fiscal transaction where it appears such transaction is not properly authorized, or as to which he desires upon reasonable grounds to investigate for, or has already discovered fraud, flagrant abuse of public office or any act or neglect of any officer or other county employee.

• The Controller has the responsibility to audit, settle and adjust the accounts of all county officers at the end of each fiscal year. 

Documents

W-9 Form

Vendor ACH Enrollment Form

Internal Audit Reports

Reports

 
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Administration Annex
218 North Second St
Chambersburg, PA 17201
(717) 261-3822
Fax: (717) 709-1484
Fraud, Waste, or Abuse Hotline:  
(717) 709-1476
Office Hours: M - F 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Closed on weekends and all county observed holidays

 

Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Hotline

Call the Hotline at:
(717) 709-1476
You can also report by mail:
Franklin County Controller
(Confidential)
218 North Second St
Chambersburg, PA 17201