Welcome to the RPS Business Office

Welcome to the Roselle Public Schools Business Office 

The Business Office is responsible for providing for the fiscal management of the district.   The School Business Administrator communicates with various officials in the State of New Jersey, school officials, county and city officials along with outside agencies concerning the district’s operations budget matters.

The Business Office is committed to being fiscally responsible.  We prepare the budget, appropriate funds, manage expenditures and monitor all financial matters.   We rely on varying revenue sources to operate and function at maximum capacity in order to best serve the community and makes educationally sound fiscal decisions to ensure a safe and productive educational experience for our children.   The Business Office must also ensure that key operations are conducted safely, effectively and efficiently.  To accomplish these tasks, the various areas of the Business Office are charged with specific responsibilities. 

These include finance, budget development and management, facilities, security, food services and transportation.

Finance

Budget: Budget development and management; recording revenue, generating budget and expenditure reports; account analysis; maintaining chart of accounts, processing transfers

Purchasing: Oversees all purchases of goods and services for the district; maintaining all required quotation documents; maintaining vendor demographic information; maintaining all required vendor forms and information, including, tax identification number, NJ Business Registration Certificate, Political Contribution Disclosure

Accounts Payable: Responsible for processing timely payments to vendors by preparing vouchers and invoices to be paid; auditing and correction of vendor invoices; processing employee reimbursements; filing all paid invoices; maintaining open and closed financial files and processing end of calendar year 1099 forms

Payroll: Processes all employee payroll; prepares annual W2s; coordinates employee health benefits; monitors time and attendance records

Facilities

Makes certain our schools are properly cleaned, heated, repaired and maintained; monitors all facility operations and oversees capital projects to ensure safety and well being of the entire district;   The Facilities Manager works with the Business Administrator to identify and prioritize capital projects and ROD grant applications

Food Service

The district’s Food Service program is managed by Maschio’s Food Service. Maschio’s plans, prepares and serves breakfast, lunch and snacks in compliance with state and federal regulations.

Transportation

The district transportation needs are handled by Union County Educational Services Commission.  UCESC transports eligible students from home to school, school to school, and to and from field trips, athletic contests and other extra curricula activities.