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The RSU No. 5 Business Office is responsible for the financial affairs of the school district as well as personnel benefits and compensation administration. The Business Office is efficiently run by one part time and three full time employees.
Director of Finance and Human Resources ~ Michelle Lickteig
Accounts Payable Coordinator ~ Margaret J. Dorsey
Margaret joined the RSU in September of 2009 and comes to us with a strong background in Medical Administration/Office Management. The Accounts Payable Coordinator works 25 hours weekly. The Accounts Payable Coordinator ensures the orderly functioning of the accounts payable department by developing a complete and accurate set of records of all payable transactions of the school system, in accordance with the approved budget within state and federal regulations. The Accounts Payable Coordinator maintains all vendor information and files as well as ensures the timely payment of all the district’s bills associated with the operations of the schools. The Accounts Payable Coordinator assists the administration by maintaining accurate expense accounts and vendor information as well as accurate monthly expenditure reports.
Human Resources Coordinator
The Human Resource Coordinator works 40 hours weekly. The Human Resource Coordinator develops and maintains a complete and accurate set of personnel records in accordance with all State and Federal laws and requirements governing school system personnel. The Human Resources Coordinator posts vacancy notices, processes all employment applications, conducts new hire orientations, administers background checks and coordinates the fingerprinting process. The Human Resource Coordinator also maintains a current staff directory and processes all requests for leave while keeping accurate logs regarding sick days, sick leave bank, personal days, vacation days and other employee absences. The Human Resource Coordinator maintains all payroll records to ensure accurate compensation of all RSU No. 5 employees. The Human Resource Coordinator provides assistance to employees with respect to questions on payroll deductions and processes the necessary reports and transfers in relation to those deductions to ensure timely payment of those deductions.
Kim M. Best
Bookkeeper ~ Kim M. Best
Kim comes to the RSU from the Town of Pownal Business Office where she worked as the Office Clerk. The Bookkeeper works 40 hours weekly. The Bookkeeper ensures the orderly functioning of the Business Office by assisting in the development of complete and accurate records of all accounts payable, payroll, and financial transactions in accordance with all State/Federal laws and requirements governing schools. The Bookkeeper assists the Director of Finance in preparing and implementing the annual school budget as assists in the annual audit. The Bookkeeper processes all necessary reports to state and federal agencies to ensure compliance, as well as prepares all quarterly and year end reports for taxation purposes.