The Financial Services department prepares and administers the annual budget and revised estimates, prepares annual audited financial statements and manages short and long term financing requirements including banking services. The department includes four distinct groups: Accounting, Payroll, Purchasing and Benefits.
Accounting: This group is responsible for all payment processing activities, government grants and other revenues, and training and support to schools for non-Board and school council funds activities. Accounting assists with the preparation of the budget and audited financial statements. Accounting also provides financial services to the Board’s two charitable entities (The Limestone Learning Foundation and the Limestone Charitable Trust).
Payroll: This group is responsible for all aspects of employee payments and the maintenance of vacation and absence information in compliance with legislation, policy and collective agreements. Payroll provides training and support to schools for absence reporting, and assists with the preparation of the budget and audited financial statements.
Procurement and Payments: This group is responsible for all aspects in the procurement of supplies, equipment, and services for schools and service departments in a timely, effective and cost-efficient manner; provides training and support to schools and departments and manages copier, telephone and cafeteria services.
Benefits: This group administers all aspects of employee benefits and pension information, flex benefits enrolment, disability and life insurance claims processing, benefit continuance during leaves and retirement benefits.
General inquiries to Financial Services:
Telephone: 613-544-6925 or 1-800-267-0935