Effective July 1, 2012, Alan Skelton was named the Acting State Accounting Officer for SAO. In this role, Alan will have overall agency responsibility for the States accounting and financial reporting practices, managing the enterprise accounting and payroll systems, continuing the development of the payroll shared service center and the State Travel portal and also lead several key initiatives to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of statewide accounting and operational processes.
Alan began serving the State as the Director for Statewide Accounting in February 2009 prior to being appointed the Deputy State Accounting Officer in October 2010 and was responsible for the overall planning, coordination, and delivery of the states regulatory financial reports including the CAFR and BCR and issuance of accounting policies.
Alan came to the State of Georgia with more than 15 years combined experience at Ernst & Young LLP and the State of Florida Auditor Generals Office. Mr. Skeltons background includes financial reporting, internal audit, business process risk and controls, and information technology consulting.
Mr. Skelton earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Florida State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.