Accounting Services

Accounting Services

Department Mission:

The mission of Accounting Services is to operate according to established accounting standards and to ensure the integrity and accuracy of the University financial records to its end-users. Consistent with the mission of Business and Finance, Accounting Services will continue to employee sound accounting practices and ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.


Departmental Goals:

  • To provide timely, effective, and quality services that meet internal and external customer expectations
  • To ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • To maintain a system of financial reporting that is an industry model of efficiency and effectiveness.
  • To establish individual professional development plans to ensure employee growth and realization of opportunities to increase effectiveness.


Contact Information:


Phone – 334-229-4737 

Fax – 334-451-6018

Physical Address: 

          Alabama State University, Comptroller’s Office,

          Councill Hall Room, 128

          915 S. Jackson Street

          Montgomery, AL 36104

Mailing Address:

          Alabama State University, Comptroller’s Office,

          P.O. Box 271

          Montgomery, AL 36101-0271



Sarita Strother

Sarita J. Strother, CPA - Director of Accounting/Associate Comptroller

Phone : 334-229-4737



            Barbara Boone

            Barbara Boone - Accounting Clerk

Journal Entries, Cash Receipts, Bank Balances Reporting

Phone: 334-229-5133



Sandy Jenkins

Sandy Jenkins - Senior Accountant II

Federal Financial Aid Reconciliations, Receivables, Data Analysis, Investment Analysis

Phone: 334-229-5417



Eric McKenney

Eric McKenney - Senior Accountant II

Sales Tax Reporting, Construction Reporting, Unclaimed Property, Banking Inquiries

Phone: 334-229-5646



            Gail Richardson

Gail Richardson - Staff Accountant

Purchasing Cards, Travel Expense Reports, Cash Advances

Phone: 334-229-5137



Aseelah Salaam

Aseelah Salaam - Senior Accountant II

Perkins Loans, Debt Service Reporting, Trust Accounting, Title VI Funding Analysis

Phone: 334-229-5814