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Finance

Finance

The mission of the UFA Finance Division is to safeguard the fiscal health of the organization and maintain transparency with UFA’s Board of Directors, UFA divisions, and the community at large. We value a culture of accountability and integrity. We are committed to maintaining an open-door policy and providing UFA stakeholders with timely, accurate, and relevant information in addition to excellent customer service and support.

The Finance Division is responsible for providing financial management, customer service, and analysis for the Unified Fire Authority, Unified Fire Service Area, and UFA Health & Welfare Trust. Specific responsibilities include: budget development & management, financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable & billing, payroll, cash receipting, ambulance collections, purchasing card administration, financial policies administration, internal/external audits, long-term financing, treasury management, bank fraud protection, tax regulations, accounting software administration, capital asset inventory management, surplus property sale collections and tracking of property disposals, USAR financial management oversight, grants coordination, vendor contract administration, and recordkeeping for UFA’s compliance officer.

Information about your Ambulance Transport Billing

For questions regarding an ambulance transport bill, including remaining balance, payment plan options, insurance information, etc.

NameMailing AddressLocal Phone #Toll-Free Phone #
Ambulance Billing
Office
P.O. Box 27768,
SLC UT 84127
(801) 975-43851-888-771-3606

To pay your ambulance bill online, click here. You will need the following information to pay online: Last Name, Zip Code, and Account Number (i.e. UF#########, 2 letters followed by 9 digits, no other characters or spaces)

Financial Documents

  • UFA received the GFOA Distinguished Budget Award for its FY2018/19 Adopted Budget document.
  • For UFA audited financial reports, budget documents, or member fee charts, click here.

Finance Staff

Tony Hill – Chief Financial Officer – (801)743-7281 thill@unifiedfire.org

Accounting

Kate Turnbaugh – Assistant Finance Director – (801) 743-7245 kturnbaugh@unifiedfire.org

Nyla Benedict – Senior Accountant – (801)743-7123 nbenedict@unifiedfire.org

  • Bank reconciliation
  • Financial reporting & audit preparation
  • General ledger administration
  • Capital asset administration
  • Online payment administration
  • Ambulance collections coordination
  • Purchasing card review & internal audit
  • Grants coordination
  • Vendor contract administration
  • Related party financial oversight (USAR & VEBA)
  • Vendor invoice payment (Accounts Payable)
  • Purchase order review & processing
  • Customer invoice preparation (Accounts Receivable)
  • General ledger update (A/P and A/R)
  • Division recordkeeping
  • Purchasing card review
  • Bank fraud protection
  • Bank deposit delivery

Accounts Payable/Receivable

Michelle Peterson – Accounts Payable/Receivable Manager – (801) 743-7217 mpeterson@unifiedfire.org

Nichol Holdaway – Senior Accounting Specialist – (801) 743-7222 payment@unifiedfire.org

Aaron Whitehead – Accounting Specialist – (801) 743-7224 bills@unifiedfire.org

  • Vendor invoice payment (Accounts Payable)
  • Purchase order review & processing
  • Customer invoice preparation (Accounts Receivable)
  • General ledger update (A/P and A/R)
  • Division recordkeeping
  • Purchasing card review
  • Bank fraud protection
  • Bank deposit delivery

Payroll

Greg Fisher – Payroll Manager – (801) 743-7108 gfisher@unifiedfire.org

Debbie Cigarroa – Payroll Coordinator – (801) 743-7216 payroll@unifiedfire.org

  • Payroll/benefit change processing
  • Payroll check calculation
  • Payroll review
  • Payroll tax reporting
  • Payroll vendor invoice payment
  • Cash receipting entry
  • UFSA accounting
  • UFSA impact fee collection