information for the community

Division for Business Services

 

Dan Villarreal, C.P.A.

Associate Superintendent/CFO
8961 Tesoro Drive, Suite 602
San Antonio, Texas 78217
Email: dvilla2@neisd.net

Lisa Castillo
Executive Admin Assistant
Phone: 210.407.0494
Fax: 210.805.2798
Email: lcasti@neisd.net

 

Mission Statement

Support student success by providing resources, protecting the District's physical and financial resources, fiscal accountability, and protecting the health and safety of employees, students and visitors.

Functions of the Division

Services

Accounting Services and Payroll

  • Pay all compensation for District employees
  • Reconcile and pay employee payroll deductions to various vendors
  • Pay vendor invoices charged to budgeted funds
  • Pay employee travel and local mileage reimbursements
  • Process required remittance and reporting to the Teacher Retirement System
  • Process all required tax reporting for payroll and accounts payable transactions
  • Prepare Monthly Interim Financial Management Reports
  • Prepare Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
  • Submit fiscal year financial activity to the Public Education Information Management System
  • Process accounts receivable transactions ensuring that funds are deposited into appropriate accounts in a timely manner
  • Provide training to District employees on Accounts Payable and Payroll procedures
  • Report unclaimed property to the State Comptroller
  • Prepare account reconciliations for more than 140 funds and 13 separate bank accounts
  • Establish and maintain vendors in the District’s financial software

Budgets and Financial Analysis

  • Assists with budget development
  • Assists principals with financial decision making
  • Provides monthly budget management training

Employee Benefits and Risk Management

  • Administers employee benefits program
  • Property-Casualty/Loss Control
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Safety Program

Grants and Financial Control

  • Administers district specific grant funds
  • Helps campuses and the instructional division with budget issues
  • Ensures the campus’ and instructional division’s personnel are paid through the appropriate funds and account codes

Health Services

  • Asthma education
  • Promotes and supports positive health habits

Safety Department

  • Safety Inspections and Audits
  • Contractor Identification Badges

Government Relations and Grant Development

  • Liaison with governmental organizations
  • Plan and prepare grant applications
  • Coordinate school board and bond program elections

Achievements

  • Superior Rating for Schools Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST)
  • Government Finance Officers Association Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting
  • Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
  • Government Treasurers' Organization of Texas Certification of Investment Policy