The Fiscal Services Division of the Desert Sands Unified School District provides services to schools, departments and the district employees in the various areas of accounting. Yara Pacheco, Director of Fiscal Services, oversees the department which is organized into six functional units:
Associated Student Body
Fiscal Services is also responsible for the coordination and training of school sites and department staff on the use of the county financial system (Galaxy). The fiscal unit is responsible for all general accounting duties including student attendance reporting, categorical financial reports, budget development, internal control procedures and audit reporting.
The District currently maintains 12 funds with a total operating budget of $325 million. Fiscal Services provides support to all school sites and departments, providing accurate and timely financial data to assist managers and program coordinators with the task of budget monitoring.