Finance Division

Accountability:  To provide advice to the Regional Director on the financial resource of the region and provide services in budgeting, accounting, reporting and coordinating with government oversight agencies

Specific Functions: 

  1. Install and implement in the region the required financial systems (budgeting, accounting and reporting)  for improved productivity, efficiency and timely completion of government transactions
  2. Prepare and consolidate budget proposals including supporting justifications and explanations
  3. Prepare/process the following:
    • Fund estimates to support the Region’s plans and programs subject to set budgetary ceilings and assist in the execution and control of the approved budget  of the Region; and
    • Payrolls and salary checks/ ATMs of all public elementary and non-IUs secondary school teachers and non-teaching personnel, including remittances of authorized deductions and maintain records of the same
  4. Prepare and submit financial statements and reports and certify to availability of funds and/or allotments and to the correctness of vouchers, journals, bills, and other financial reports;
  5. Provide the Regional Director with the necessary staff advice, assistance, and services on budgetary, financial management matters;
  6. Develop and establish procedures in monitoring and supervision of divisions’ physical and fiscal resources
  7. Formulate, in coordination with the RDC, the budget to support the regional educational plan which shall take into account the educational plans of the divisions
  8. Monitor and assess the schools divisions regarding:
    • Resource mobilization and utilization; and
    • Compliance with the existing rules and regulations
  9. In coordination with the FTA Division, provide technical assistance to the schools division offices as regards budget and finance services