As the Vice President of Finance, Marie Lilly directs the accounting and other financial functions of the Partnership and other Multi-Accounting and Contracting (MAC) sites. She implements appropriate accounting/budgeting practices which ensures that funds for the organization and funds passed through the organization to contract service providers be appropriately accounted for and expended in accordance with applicable regulations and guidelines. She is familiar with the accounting standards and report formats required by the North Carolina Partnership for Children, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, and other funding sources. She orients Partnership staff and staffs of contract service providers to these requirements to ensure compliance with such standards.