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Business Services

The Business Services Division is made up of the following Departments:  Fiscal Services and Student Information Systems. The Division provides the proper budget management, resources, and physical environment that support the District.

Marie dela Cruz

Chief Business Official
email
510-818-4115

The CBO’s current responsibilities include overseeing all business services for the district: management of the district’s Budget & Fiscal Services, Internal Auditing, Purchasing, Payroll, Insurance, Risk Management, and Student Attendance Reporting. The CBO also oversees the Printing Department, Child Nutrition Services, and the Maintenance, Operations and Transportation Department. 

Kim Lola

Director of Fiscal Services

Oversees business services department; budget; purchasing; payroll; bank reconciliation; accounts payable; journal and cash transfers.

Business Services

Administrative Assistant

Administrative support to the Chief Business Official; contracts/agreements; facility use permits; developer fees; risk management; insurance; archives

Budget and Position Manager

Oversees payroll and position control

District Accountant

Pupil attendance accounting; benefits accounting; retiree benefits; general accounting functions

Accounts Technician-Accounts Receivable

Deposits; donations; cash receipts; utilities accounting; purchasing requisition review/approval

Accounts Technician-Accounts Payable

Pays vendor warrants; check requests; reimbursements; petty cash

Payroll Technician

Handles payroll for employees

 

Contact Us

chief business official

Marie dela Cruz                                      510-818-4115   mdelacruz@newarkunified.org

administrative assistant

Jodi Croce                                              510-818-4115                                         jcroce@newarkunified.org

director of fiscal services

Kim Lola                                                  510-818-4116                                         klola@newarkunified.org

Budget and Position Manager

510-818-4117                                         

district accountant

Kathaleen Cyphers                                510-818-4123                                        kcyphers@newarkunified.org

accounts technician-accounts receivable

Stella Sung                                             510-818-4133 ssung@newwarkunified.org

accounts technician-accounts payable  

Jayne Billmann                                      510-818-4121 jbillmann@newarkunified.org

payroll technician for employee last names starting with a-k

Annette Rucker                                      510-818-4118 arucker@newarkunified.org

payroll technician for employee last names starting with l-z

Mary Bingham                                        510-818-4119 mbingham@newarkunified.org