Business and Finance
- Accurately recording, managing, and reporting the financial position and business activities of the school system
- Ensuring transactions and financial reports adhere to system policies and procedures
- Preparing the annual operating budget
The Finance Department ensures that all revenues received by the District, including ad valorem and other taxes through the County, Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Taxes (E-SPLOST) through the State of Georgia, Quality Basic Education allotments and other grants from the Georgia Department of Education, are recorded correctly. The department is responsible for paying all the bills for the district and ensuring that purchase orders are properly originated, that goods and services requested are received by the district and documented in the accounting records, and that invoices for such goods and services are properly transmitted to the district prior to funds being paid to the vendors. Additionally to ensures that expenditures are charged against the proper accounts and that sufficient funds were available in the budget prior to the obligation of funds. The department oversees the accounting and reporting of the principal’s activity accounts maintained at the local schools. This includes assisting the schools with the accounting for these funds, and the reporting of the activity of these funds in the financial reports of the School District.
Jasper County Board of Education has an official agreement (ID# 471872), effective December 7, 2011, with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify).
Posting required by OCGA 13-10-91