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Services provided through the Business Services department include:
Business Services Goals
Provide general governmental accounting, payroll, personnel, retirement system, and reporting services to the Trinity County Office of Education and the school districts of Trinity County.
Provide business-related data processing services on-line between each school district, Child and Family Resources, and the Trinity County Office of Education.
Examine the financial documents, records and accounts of the Trinity COE and Trinity County school districts to determine that transactions are legal and appropriate, to ascertain that all transactions have been properly recorded, and to determine that financial statements and reports drawn from the accounts reflect an accurate picture of fiscal operations and financial status.
Provide fiscal manangement services for Trinity County school districts, such as assistance with local budget development, assistance with State reporting preparation, technical guidance on financial matters, and training on new requirements and/or procedures.
Administer efficiently and effectively the procedures required by California State Law and the California School Accounting Manual.
Remain current on all issues of a fiscal or financial nature which will impact Trinity County districts or the Trinity COE.
Assist in the preparation of state-mandated reports, as quested, and audit district-prepared reports for completeness and accuracy.
Preform AB 1200 oversight activities in relation to the financial position and cash-flow requirements of each Trinity County school district through analysis, review, and approval of each district's budget and interim reports. In the event that a Trinity County district is experiencing difficulty in maintaining an appropriate financial position or adequate cash flow, provide technical or other assistance directly to the district.
Prepare and submit to the California Department of Education and the Trinity County Board of Education such reports as either or both entities may require or request.
Ensure legality and appropriateness in the financial transactions of Trinity County school districts and Trinity County Office of Education and their respective governing boards.