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Accounting & Financial Management

The Accounting and Financial Management division performs all budgeting, accounting, and grant reporting functions for the agency.  This includes the following:

  • Drafting the agency’s annual budget request and monitoring actual vs. budgeted expenditures throughout the State’s fiscal year
  • Handling procurement purchases and processing all vendor invoices and other agency related payments in the statewide accounting system
  • Processing contract and monthly payrolls and travel reimbursements
  • Performing monthly and quarterly grant reporting as required by the granting agency

This division is also responsible for the contract approval process in the statewide accounting system for all agency and outside legal contracts executed.

For inquiries related to vendor invoices for the agency, contact Caroline Jacobs

Please send all direct billed hotel invoices or folios to Andrea Patrick

For all other inquiries, accounting@ago.ms.gov



Yolanda Nash,
Accounting and Financial Management

Yolanda started her career in state government in 2012 as an audit supervisor with the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor where she led teams auditing various State agencies.  She was promoted to audit manager at the OSA before expanding her career to the Mississippi Office of the State Treasurer as the Director of Accounting, Bonds, and Financial Management.  There she managed the reconciliation of the statewide cash balance on a daily and monthly basis as well as prepared and managed the budget and cash management processes of the State’s general obligation and revenue bonds.  Yolanda transitioned to the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office in January 2020 as the Director of the Accounting and Financial Management Division, where she oversees all accounting functions of the agency as well as being involved in the federal grant reporting.  Prior to her career in state government, Yolanda spent 9 years as an auditor with national, regional, and local accounting firms.  She is a member of the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Association of Government Accountants (AGA), where she serves on the Chapter Executive Committee for the Jackson Chapter of AGA and has also served as Chapter President.

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601.359.3680
P.O. Box 220, Jackson MS 39205
550 High Street, Jackson MS 39201