Accounting Office

The Prince William County Public Schools Accounting Office has published a Annual Comprehensive Financial Report every year since the fiscal year ending June 30, 2002. In each of these years the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and The Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) has awarded Prince William County Public Schools their respective certificates for excellence in financial reporting.

The information in the most recent Annual Comprehensive l Financial Report has not been updated for developments subsequent to the date of the independent auditor's report. Prior years Annual Comprehensive Financial Reports, available for download, contain dated information for historical reference only.


Accounting is responsible for maintenance of the financial accounting records of Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). In addition to this, Accounting is responsible for:

  • Oversight and coordination of audit and year-end financial reporting including the Annual School Report (ASR) and the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report
  • Maintenance of Advantage Financial (AFIN)
  • Payments to vendors and employee reimbursements
  • Year-end tax reporting
  • Maintenance of the fixed asset systems
  • Collections of revenues
  • Reconciliation of AFIN to other financial systems including Performance and Advantage HR (AHRS)
  • Monthly reporting, both external and internal
  • Cash reconciliations
  • Guidance to school and central administrators with regard to accounting practices
  • Ad Hoc analysis and review of appropriated fund and activity fund accounts and accounting procedures
  • Review, implementation, and guidance to PWCS with regard to changes in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and Governmental Accounting Standard Board (GASB), as they affect Prince William County Public Schools

Grants Accounting/Administration

  • Coordinates all post grant financial processes among budgeting, accounting, grants development, and private grantors
  • Coordinates the requirements of the Single Audit of federal awards under 2 CFR 200
  • Coordinates the reimbursement process

Accounting Staff

Taft Kelly
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Accounting Services Supervisor

Tao Leng
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Chief Accountant

Ji-Hyang Yu
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General Ledger Accountant II

Ashley Triglia
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General Ledger Accountant II

Amy (Amanda) Cotherman
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General Ledger Accountant II

Ed Ross
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Construction Fund Accountant

Sara Smith
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Coordinator, Revenue & Federal Grants

Darrell Phillips

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General Ledger Accountant I

Yadira Martinez
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Accounting Specialist