Assistant Commissioner of Accounting Services
Cindy Farrell is the Assistant Commissioner of the Accounting Services division of Minnesota Management and Budget where she oversees the accounting and payroll functions for the State of Minnesota. Her division establishes statewide policies and procedures, maintains the accounting and payroll systems, processes bi-weekly payroll for over 50,000 state employees, issues over 2.5 million payments to vendors each year, and prepares annual state financial reports. Cindy has held this position since April, 2014.
Prior to her current appointment, Cindy served as the Treasury Operations Director for Minnesota Management and Budget and Chief Financial Officer for the Departments of Employment and Economic Development and Labor and Industry. She has over 29 years of state government financial management experience.