As Controller, Cindy Boyd oversees and directs operations of the city’s Accounting Department in compliance with GAAP. The position is responsible for supervising staff, regulation compliance, budget and financial reporting and forecasting, procedure development, coordinating and preparing the annual city budget, and monitoring city expenditures and financial information for budgetary control and decision making by city management. Boyd graduated from Auburn University in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration specializing in accounting and became a Certified Public Accountant in 2008. Before joining the city accounting team, Boyd was a controller with Weston Solutions, Inc. in Auburn, Alabama. Boyd has more than 30 years of experience in the accounting field. Her favorite part of being controller is solving problems, seeing everything come together at the end of the month with financial reports and the people she gets to work with. When Boyd is not in the accounting office, she enjoys spending time at the lake with her family, reading and watching movies.