• The Finance Department is responsible for the overall fiscal management of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. Our mission is to support Cleveland schools through the strategic management and use of federal, state and local dollars. This responsibility requires the coordination of the District's $1.5 billion budget. To support our schools and students, the Finance Department is organized into the following divisions: Accounts Payable and Technical Support, Financial Reporting and Cash Management, Payroll, Internal Audit, Budgets and Student Financial Activities, and Grants Reporting and Funded Programs.