General Services Department

About Ja'nice Sparks

Ja'nice Sparks
Deputy Assistant Director / Chief Financial Officer

Ja’nice Sparks manages the financial and energy administrative services division of GSD.

With over 30 years of finance and accounting experience in oil and governmental industries, Ja'nice Sparks manages the financial services and energy administration divisions of GSD. Her functions include managing the staff assigned to the department Budget; including the Contract Accounting, Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Accounting and Payable, Account Receivable, and Accounts Payable Sections; and the Energy Administration Division. She oversees the projecting and monitoring of the Annual Operating Budget, the Monthly Financial and Operations Report, and the Five-Year Forecast.

She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She was appointed City-wide Coordinator by the Mayor for City of Houston Combined Municipal Campaign (1991 -1994) and was also assigned to the Fund Management Module on the ERP Project Team to install the citywide new computer software system (SAP). In her career with the City of Houston she has received the Mayor's Bravo Award (2004) and the Mayor's Volunteer Houston Certificate of Appreciation Award (2007).