Dean West, CPA
Senior Executive Assistant
The Business Services Division delivers services to support the educational programs of Orange County school districts, partnering agencies and the business community it serves. The division strives to improve efficiency and implement business solutions with a high level of customer service and professionalism, while fostering a collaborative work environment.
The division provides technical, advisory, and management support services to twenty-seven K-12 school districts, four community college districts, four regional occupational programs, as well as other federal, state and county agencies in matters relating to financial accounting and budgeting, administrative systems (software), attendance reporting, district boundary changes, elections, Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) support and oversight, Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) calculations, review of district audit reports, tax apportionments, and vendor payment audits.
The division also provides support in the following areas of external business services such as payroll services, retirement reporting to California Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) and California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), credential and fingerprinting services, and unemployment insurance claim management.