Finance and Budget
Phone: (540) 463-7386 FAX: (540) 463-7823 -- FINANCE DEPARTMENT RESPONSIBILITIES --
The Finance Department is responsible for the accounting services of the school division, preparation of the annual budget, grant financial records and accounting, grant reimbursements, processing of payroll, processing of accounts payable, risk management, and aid to schools with their internal accounting systems.
David Daniels, Director of Financial Services
The Director of Finance is responsible for the preparation and monitoring of the division’s budget, preparation of the Annual School Financial Report, preparation of required financial certifications, monthly financial reports for the School Board, Accounts Receivable, Risk Management, audit preparation and oversight, and oversight of Accounts Payable, Payroll, and Grants Accounting.
Jessica Whitten, Payroll Specialist
The Payroll Specialist is responsible for the timely and accurate payment of salary and wages to the division’s employees and payroll related vendors, including the processing and remittance of insurance premiums, liens, garnishments, and state and federal taxes. All employees are required to enroll in direct deposit. Typically, there are three separate payrolls a month; the biweekly payrolls and a supplemental payroll which includes non-contract wages. Ten and eleven-month employees receive the balance of their contractual salary at the end of June.
Dana Loope, Accounts Payable Specialist
The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for the timely and accurate processing of invoices presented to the division for payment for materials and services provided by outside vendors and reimbursement of expenses incurred by employees for the division. This includes the determination of the legitimacy and accuracy of the invoices presented. The Accounts Payable Specialist also prepares monthly reports designed to aid administrators in monitoring their budgets.