Finance Department
Suzanne Slack
Chief Financial Officer
Kate Skahen
Julie Eurenius
Director of Accounting
1025 Erie Blvd. West
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315) 435-4826
The Chief Financial Officer provides financial planning and reporting information to the Superintendent and the Board of Education to support their roles in meeting their fiduciary responsibilities.  The CFO develops long-term financial plans that maximize revenue options and uses performance and cost efficiency measures, while supporting high student achievement. The CFO maintains oversight for all of the Finance Department which includes payroll, purchasing, warehouse, risk management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management, accounting and budget.
Recent highlights for the Finance Department include:
  • Accounting: Implementation of a paperless accounts payable system in July 2012
  • Budget: Adoption of the $365 million 2013-14 General Fund budget in April 2013
  • Purchasing: Implementation of a paperless requisition system in July 2013
  • Payroll: Planned implementation of paperless paystubs and W-2’s through Employee Self Service in January 2014
  • Cash Management: Improved bond ratings and reduced short-term borrowing needs through improved cash management

SCSD Intranet
Finance Department information for SCSD staff including forms and procedures is available on the SCSD Intranet.

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