Lynn Sonkiss

Manager, Fiscal Services Division
Oakland County, MI

Lynn Sonkiss holds the title of Manager – Fiscal Services and is employed by the County of Oakland (Michigan).  She holds a BS in Accountancy from Walsh College.  Lynn has worked for Oakland County most of her professional career, with 26 years of service, and has worked her way up through the ranks within the Department of Management and Budget being promoted to Manager – Fiscal Services at the end of April 2014.  Previously, she was one of four Chiefs within the Fiscal Services Division and was responsible for financial planning/budgeting and grants accounting.  Prior to that Lynn was responsible for the accounting/budgeting staff that provides services for the Water Resources Commissioner, Department of Facilities Management, Department of Information Technology, and Parks and Recreation.  Lynn was actively involved with the County’s PeopleSoft Financial System implementation (implemented 2006) and is currently involved in a project to replace the County’s Human Capital and Financial System applications.