The Business and Finance Division encompasses all elements of the business applications for the Kansas City Public Schools. This includes the departments for Accounts Payable, Budget, Child Nutritional Services, Financial Reporting, Payroll, and Purchasing.
The Accounts Payable Department is responsible for processing all payments for KCPS, receiving all incoming invoices, and working with schools and departments to get approval to pay. Checks and electronic payments are issued on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month.
The Treasury Department is responsible for printing and distributing all employee payroll check stubs, maintaining direct deposit information for employees, distributing W-2’s in January each year and processing requests for W-2 reprints for prior years ($5 charge each), and receiving and receipting all incoming monies to the district.
Budget and Fiscal Planning
The Department of Budget and Fiscal Planning is responsible for developing the annual budget plan for Kansas City Public Schools. The budget is one of the most important legal documents prepared by the school district. Kansas City Public Schools has balanced its budget for the last two fiscal years. Through proper management of the district’s approved balanced operating budget, financial stability has been created, resulting in directing appropriate resources to create a positive learning environment.
Child Nutritional Services
The Child Nutritional Services program serves appealing, reasonably priced meals to your child and to all the students in Kansas City Public Schools.
The grant compliance and financial reporting section is responsible for coordinating audits; preparing the district’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report; preparing, processing and posting journal vouchers; closing the accounting periods; maintaining the integrity of the general ledger; and providing analysis and financial reports for external grant fiscal reporting.
The Payroll Department facilitates the accurate and timely processing of wages to all employees of the Kansas City Public Schools.
RepurposingThe Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS), through its Repurposing Initiative, is responsible for taking an innovative and comprehensive approach to promote the reuse/redevelopment of 30 of its closed school sites.