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Business Office

Office Hours:

September - June
7:30 am - 3:30 pm

July - August
7:30 am - 2:30 pm

Contact Information:

Phone: 518.563.8250
Fax: 518.563.8132

The Business Office consists of the School Business Manager, District Treasurer, Payroll and Benefits Clerk, Purchasing Clerk, and an Accountant

The School Business Manager supervises the general Business Office functions.  In addition, the Business Manager oversees the requisitioning and purchasing activities, compiles and prepares the annual district budget, coordinates and controls the school district inventory, acts as the Purchasing Agent for the district, handles general liability insurance and organizes competitive bidding and contracts. 

The District Treasurer is responsible for processing and maintaining all financial activity for the district. The District Treasurer processes accounts receivable, generates journal entries, manages grants, and participates in all financial audits, field’s questions from employees pertaining to budget and spending, generates financial statements for the Board of Education, and handles budget transfers.

The Payroll and Benefits Clerk oversees and performs the payroll process.  The Payroll and Benefit Clerk administers employee benefits (health, dental, vision, life insurances, retirement, 403(B) plans, flexible spending accounts), answers requests from employees concerning payroll, benefits and other personnel related matters, processes worker’s compensation claims and generates required monthly, quarterly and annual reports for various agencies. 

The Purchasing Clerk is responsible for ordering and receiving merchandise for the district. The Purchasing Clerk processes and prepares purchase orders, orders supplies and equipment, maintains and updates approved vendor list, receives and inspects shipments, researches contracts, pricing and bids, prepares accounts payable invoices for payment, and maintains a good business relationship with frequently used vendors. 

The Accountant is responsible for calculating, verifying and data entry of timesheets, processing attendance information and new employees, and reconciling bank statements and benefit invoices.