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NYS Comptroller

THOMAS P. DiNAPOLI

Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

Report Highlights

Syosset Central School District - Payroll (2018M-42)

Released: June 8, 2018 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Audit Objective

Determine if officials ensured the accuracy of the compensation paid and benefits provided to employees.

Noteworthy Achievements

  • District officials have established adequate procedures over the payroll function to ensure that compensation paid and benefits provided to employees are accurate.
  • We analyzed 35,236 checks totaling $124.3 million to ensure the accuracy of compensation paid and benefits provided to employees. Except for minor deficiencies discussed with District officials, compensation paid and benefits provided to employees were accurate.

There were no recommendations as a result of this audit.

Background

The Syosset Central School District (District) serves the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County.

The nine-member Board of Education (Board) is responsible for the general management and control of the District’s financial and educational affairs. The Superintendent of Schools is the District’s chief executive officer and is responsible, along with other administrative staff, for day-to-day District management under the Board’s direction.

The Assistant Superintendent for Business oversees the District’s business operations. The District’s payroll supervisor and health benefits administrator are responsible for processing salaries, wages and benefits.

Quick Facts
Employees 1,881
2016-17 Enrollment6,365
2016-17 Adopted Budget $219.9 million

Audit Period

July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017


Local Government and School Accountability Contact Information:

Phone: (518) 474-4037; Email: localgov@osc.ny.gov
Address: Office of the State Comptroller, Division of Local Government and School Accountability
110 State Street, 12th Floor; Albany, NY 12236