The office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) facilitates the alignment of the district strategic priorities with financial resources that results in MCPS providing the highest quality education and opportunities for all students to succeed.
Operating Budget Development
OCFO provides guidance and support to executive staff and program managers on the preparation and formulation of the operating budget for MCPS.
Operating Budget Administration
Through regular financial monitoring and data-driven analysis, OCFO maintains controls for current-year revenues and expenditures to ensure that the operating budget is implemented as approved.
DOC prepares the financial statements, statistical reports, and other accounting reports; provides for internal controls of all accounting activities; prepares required federal, state, and other reports; processes accounting transactions; supports procurement card activity; collects amounts owed to MCPS; makes all payments on behalf of MCPS; and coordinates system cash including the Centralized Investment Fund.
Resource Allocation, Management, and Support
OCFO works closely with all offices and schools to implement a system to allocate resources to schools based on school, student, and program need.
Chief Financial Officer: Nicola (Nicky) Diamond
Address: 850 Hungerford Drive, Room 167
Rockville, MD 20850
Who to Contact:Budget UnitSchool and Financial Operations TeamDivision of ControllerInvestments
School and Financial Operations Team
Budget 101 provides an overview of what's in the MCPS operating budget. It shows where the funding comes from, how it's spent, and how individual schools are staffed.
The Budget site provides up-to-date information on the entire budget process, including the complete operating budget and personnel complement for each fiscal year.
The open data portal allows the public to search, sort and download information about the budget, facilities, enrollment, and school positions and costs.
This section of the Budget 101 site explains how MCPS determines which schools will be allocated additional staff. Videos show how MCPS uses data and formulas to determine staffing allocations for each school.
Schools at a Glance provides information about enrollment, staffing, facilities, programs, outcome measures, and personnel costs for each school.
The Controller website provides comprehensive and supplemental annual financial reports each year.
(MCPS Staff Only)
The Office of the Chief Financial Officer provides technical assistance to MCPS personnel seeking grants.