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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