Owensboro Public Schools Business and Finance Department


Welcome to Owensboro Public Schools Finance Department. The Finance Department manages payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, salary schedules, work calendars, student and property insurance, bids, investments, grant management, financial compliance and reporting, audits, state and federal finance requirements, SBDM allocations, district bond and indebtedness, employee benefits and risk management.

We are proud to serve Owensboro Public Schools and are committed to providing outstanding customer service to our students, parents, employees, taxpayers, and governmental agencies. The goal of our department is to maximize efficiencies and resources to support the OPS vision to "...enable all students to succeed in life, college and careers of tomorrow, equipped to think critically and creatively, solve problems, communicate and collaborate effectively, and participate fully in our democratic society."

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact us.


John David Sandefur
Finance Officer


Finance Department Personnel

John David Sandefur, CPA
Finance Officer
Email John David

Wanda Bradley, CPA
Director of Accounting
Email Wanda

Bethanie Roberts, CPA
Staff Accountant
Email Bethanie

Carissa Roush
Special Revenue Accountant                         
Email Carissa

Lisa Salmon
Payroll Specialist                                         
Email Lisa

Linda Ashby
Accounts Payable Clerk                    
Email Linda

Kelly Moore
Accounts Payable Clerk
Email Kelly

Laura Johnson
Benefits Coordinator
Email Laura

Peggy Laney
Administrative Assistant
Email Peggy


Board Approved Salary Schedules

 TitleCategoryModified Date
2018-2019 Salary Schedule AddendumSalary Schedules10/18/2018
2018-2019 Classified Salary ScheduleSalary Schedules7/27/2018
2018-2019 Certified Salary ScheduleSalary Schedules7/27/2018

Payroll Calendar

 TitleCategoryModified Date
2018-2019 Payroll CalendarTimesheets5/31/2018

Monthly Financial Reports

 TitleCategoryCreated Date
September 2018Monthly Report11/8/2018
August 2018Monthly Report10/18/2018
July 2018Monthly Report10/18/2018
June 2018Monthly Report10/18/2018
May 2018Monthly Report7/27/2018
April 2018Monthly Report5/31/2018
March 2018Monthly Report5/31/2018
February 2018Monthly Report5/31/2018
January 2018Monthly Report5/31/2018
December 2017Monthly Report2/15/2018
November 2017Monthly Report2/15/2018
October 2017Monthly Report11/21/2017
September 2017Monthly Report11/21/2017

Older Monthly Financial Reports are available upon request

Annual Financial Reports

 TitleCategoryCreated Date
FY18 AuditAudit11/8/2018
Fiscal Year 2018Annual Report8/26/2018
FY17 AuditAudit12/1/2017
Fiscal Year 2017Annual Report11/29/2017
FY16 AuditAudit12/6/2016
Fiscal Year 2016Annual Report12/6/2016

Budget Committee

 TitleCategoryCreated Date
Priority Needs - Fiscal Year 2015Priority Needs7/29/2015

Vendor Payment List

 TitleCategoryCreated Date

Contact Us

  • Contact Icon Building Owensboro Public Schools
  • Contact Icon Telephone (270) 686-1000
  • Contact Icon Address 450 Griffith Avenue 
      Owensboro, KY 42301

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