Division of Finance Accomplishments

Certificate of Achievement of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association.

Utah Public Finance website contains over 206 million financial records from 728 public and government entities.

For every dollar spent on collection programs, the Division of Finance collected $11.38 in debt and fees owed to the State.

The Office of State Debt Collection collected $11.35 million in receivables, fees, and interest owed to the State.

Local and National Leadership Activities

John C. Reidhead, CPA
Division of Finance Director

Richard Beckstead, CPA
Accounting Operations Manager

Jerry Gearheart
Financial Information Systems Manager

John Baylis, CPA
Internal Control Auditor

2016 President’s Award from National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers; NASACT Executive Committee Member

2012-16 Treasurer of National Conference of State Social Security Administrators (NCSSSA)

CGI Advantage Users Steering Committee

2016-17 Past President of
Northern Utah Association of Government Accountants (NUAGA)