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Finance Office

Peter J. Stefan, Finance Director

Legislative Center - Sycamore Campus

200 North Main Street, Sycamore, IL 60178

Hours: 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 815-895-7127
Employment Verification: 815-895-1635

FAX: 815-895-7129



The Finance Department is responsible for managing a comprehensive financial system for the County; developing and implementing the annual budget; overseeing the accounting of all department funds and financial procedures; processing accounts payable for all County Departments; maintaining a record system including all revenues and expenditures; and acting as an information source and making recommendations to the County Board on all financial policies, procedures, and corresponding ordinances.


The County budget, appropriation, and tax levy ordinances are prepared for the County Board by the Finance Director. In addition, the Finance Office handles payroll and personnel records, and administers employee benefit programs such as health insurance, pension plans, deferred compensation plans, etc. Administration of the County's risk management function is also the responsibility of the Finance Department including self-insured workers compensation and liability insurance programs. Additionally, the County is audited annually by an independent CPA firm retained by the County Board and the Finance Department coordinates the entire audit process.