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 Certified Salary ScheduleSalary Schedules7/27/2018
2018-2019 Classified Salary ScheduleSalary Schedules7/27/2018

Payroll Calendar

 TitleCategoryModified Date
2018-2019 Payroll CalendarTimesheets5/31/2018

Monthly Financial Reports

 TitleCategoryCreated Date
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
August 2017Monthly Report10/4/2017
July 2017Monthly Report9/8/2017
June 2017Monthly Report7/25/2017
May 2017Monthly Report6/8/2017

Older Monthly Financial Reports are available upon request

Annual Financial Reports

 TitleCategoryCreated Date
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
FY15 AuditAudit12/15/2015
Fiscal Year 2015Annual Report9/2/2015

Budget Committee

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

Vendor Payment List

 TitleCategoryCreated Date

Contact Us

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      Owensboro, KY 42301

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