Shared Services

SAO offers Shared Services for several functional areas of accounting:  accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll. Shared Services is an operating model in which an independent shared services organization performs services, typically transaction processing, on behalf of customer organizations while maintaining agreed upon services levels. The primary purpose of a shared services operating model is to reduce duplicate effort, enable staff to focus on the core mission of their agency and provide a high level of service.  SAO provides shared services to over 25 organizations.


The mission of SAO Shared Services is to provide transactional processing to its customers in a timely, accurate manner, driven by continuous improvement and while providing a high level of customer service.


Our Vision is CLEAR

  • Collaborate with Partners
  • Leaders of Change
  • Efficient Processing
  • Accountable for Performance
  • Reliable service

Contact Information

If your organization is interested in any of SAO’s Shared Services, please call 404-656-2133 and ask for a Shared Services representative.