The Finance Office manages the monetary resources of Carroll County Public Schools. The Finance Office provides information, training and resources to school system staff to ensure that all financial transactions conform to established regulations and guidelines to safeguard public funds. The Finance Office prepares and disseminates all financial information and is responsible for the Annual Financial Audit. The Office also provides financial information to the public, the Carroll County Board of Commissioners, Maryland State Department of Education, US Department of Education, and other interested organizations.
Mission: To promote, monitor and report on the fiscal condition and integrity of CCPS through establishing and maintaining a centralized accounting function that incorporates appropriate internal controls and generates reliable financial information in accordance with established accounting principles.
Mission: To ensure timely payment of goods and services for Carroll County Public Schools in a manner consistent with CCPS and governmental guidelines.
Overview: The Accounts Payable Office strives to maintain an exceptional level of customer service by paying invoices within 30 days of date of invoice and by being responsive to the changing needs of our internal and external customers. We continually strive to perform our mission with the highest degree of courtesy and efficiency possible.
Checks are processed continually Monday through Friday from 8 A.M. to 4 P.M. Checks are generated every Tuesday morning and mailed no later than Friday. All information must be to Accounts Payable by noon on Monday in order to be included in the check run for that week.