• Saturday, December 16 - Saturday School is cancelled at High Point High School.
Financial Services Department


Financial Services Department

J. Michael Dougherty, Jr., CPA



To provide the highest degree of customer service, open communications, strong internal controls and financial transparency - utilizing training and technology - geared towards enhancement of student success.  

  Department Goals: 

  • Develop, maintain, and operate a sound and reliable financial accounting system and corresponding procedures, including internal controls.
  • Perform accurate and timely recording of financial transactions; and timely production and analysis of financial reports and statements.
  • Process payments to all vendors and providers of goods and services to instructional and supporting programs accurately within a timely manner upon receipt of invoices.
  • Maximize the utilization and preservation of cash assets through timely and accurate investments in accordance with the established investment policy; receipt, record, deposit, and disburse all Board of Education funds timely and accurately; and administer accounts receivable effectively.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
  • Provide quality, prompt, and courteous services to all employees of the school system, and external customers.  
Functions and Responsibilities:    
  • Financial accounting and reporting;
  • Payments to vendors and other providers;
  • Cash management operations;
  • Maximize recovery of Medicaid funds.





Sasscer Administration Building
14201 School Lane - Room 201 J
Upper Marlboro, MD  20772


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