department description

The Chief Financial Officer provides strategic financial leadership and efficient fiscal management for the district. The Finance Department is responsible to enable principals, administrators, and staff to plan and manage their departments’ resource allocations as effectively and efficiently as possible. Under the leadership of the Chief Financial Officer, Finance includes budget management, accounting, payroll, purchasing, accounts payable, and grants management.

Strategic Goals

  • Increase transparency and public understanding of the CPS budget through a new on-line interactive budget tool.
  • Improve administrators’ financial management capacity through expanded training and updated administrative guides.
  • Review initial rollout of Instructional Materials reimbursement software and evaluate potential for other types of reimbursements.
  • Increase payroll efficiencies through collaboration with the City to enable direct import of payroll information.
  • Improve efficiency by identifying and implementing a new system to approve and process vendor invoices.

Budget Summary

staff summary