Central Business Office

Kimberly Girantino, Controller

Mission

The Central Business Office (CBO) is responsible for payroll processing, accounts payable and receivable, grants management, budget preparation, fiscal year close-out and start-up, purchasing and contract and fleet management.

General activities include the following:

  • Provide information and training opportunities to the facility financial personnel regarding Department and State Accounting policies and procedures.
  • Support the development of the Department's annual budget.
  • Continue efforts to automate documentation and central business operations.
  • Perform audit functions throughout the year to ensure proper procedures are followed and accurate documentation is maintained.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records and processing of payroll checks to approximately 2,500 employees.
  • Maintain Department's official Purchasing Manual to provide all financial officers and other staff a valuable tool for procurement and contracting activities.
  • Process purchasing documents, including Requisitions, Purchase Orders, and Purchase Order Modifications.
  • Manage the Department's fleet of vehicles to include inventory tracking, mileage management, usage review, vehicle reservations and violations/misuse resolution.
  • Maintain current listing of all Statewide and Department-specific contracts on the Department's Extranet site.
  • Publish monthly Purchasing newsletter to Department's Extranet site.