Jessica Chandler, CPA
409 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV 25802
Jessica has been with the City since 2017. She brings a wide-ranging background of both public and private accounting to the City. Jessica has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with majors in Accounting and Finance from Concord University. Jessica has been a licensed CPA since 2006.
The controller provides support to the Recorder-Treasurer by providing analysis, recommendations, oversight, implementation, and leadership on financial management/operation issues for the City of Beckley. The controller is responsible for establishing policies that serve as rules or guidelines for the city’s departments so that they may conform with regulatory requirements for handling revenue and expenses, and other areas of financial oversight. The controller provides guidance and direction to all city departments regarding the best means to achieve their financial objectives and requirements. The controller is responsible for financial reporting and preparation of interim and annual financial statements as well as facilitating the annual financial statement audit.