Accounting Branch

The Accounting Branch is responsible for accounting and reporting all funds appropriated for use in the operation of MSDE. In this regard, this Branch develops and recommends policies and procedures relative to financial and cost accounting that are designed to ensure MSDE is in compliance with all applicable State and federal accounting and reporting requirements. This Branch is also responsible for the initiation of monitoring activities that are designed to detect possible financial problems and to recommend corrective courses of action. In addition, this Branch is responsible for providing regular and Special Payments payrolls, controlling inventory, and transmitting authorization to the Comptroller’s Office for payments to vendors for various services and goods.