Under the direction of the Superintendent of Finance and Administration, the Finance Department is responsible for the development and administration of policies to allocate human and financial resources to support learning for all students. The Finance Department consists of three (3) operating divisions: Finance and Budget; Accounting; and Payroll.
The budget for the Ottawa Catholic School Board’s 2012-2013 fiscal year was approved and adopted by the Board of Trustees at its meeting of June 12, 2012. The budget document presents the Board's financial and operations plan, and all necessary disclosures. The Finance Department is pleased to share this budget data with the broader community with the intention that it will continue to inform the public about Board educational programs and services for the 2012-2013 school year which have been translated by way of objectives into a financial support plan.
View the budget documents for the current year and previous years:
|Budget Supplemental 2012-2013|
|Budget Supplmental 2011-2012|
|Budget Supplmental 2010-2011||Budget Brochure 2010-2011|
|Budget Supplmental 2009-2010||Budget Brochure 2009-2010|
|Budget Supplmental 2008-2009||Budget Brochure 2008-2009|
Finance and Budget
The Finance and Budget division is responsible for the preparation and administration of the annual school board budget, government grants and other revenues, financial statement issuance and government reporting, short and long-term financing (including debenture issues), legal, audit and banking services, and internal audit services. Additionally, this division manages school cafeteria services (including Eat Smart! and Fuel to Xcell programs), and the School Generated Funds system, support and reporting.
The Accounting division is responsible for the processing of supplier invoices, payment requisitions, expense reports, and petty cash, as well as accounts receivable, billing, cash receipts and deposits. Accounting also prepares fnancial statements and government reports, in addition to Federal (GST) and Provincial Sales Tax rebate applications.
The Payroll division is responsible for coordinating all aspects of payroll. Payroll staff ensure the administration of employees' pension plans, prepares applicable government reports, remits deductions, dues and premiums to external agencies.
Fax: 613-224-1874 (for all divisions)
Ottawa Catholic School Board
570 West Hunt Club Road
Nepean, Ontario K2G 3R4
Our Board maintains a system of internal controls designed to provide reasonable assurance that assets are safeguarded, transactions are properly authorized and recorded in compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements, and reliable financial information is available on a timely basis for preparation of consolidated financial statements. These statements are audited by an independent external auditor appointed by the Board, who provides their opinion on the Board's consolidated financial statements.