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Extensive experience in developing and monitoring the budget, chairing budget committees, year-end closing of the books, including GASB 34 entries and financial statement preparation.

  • We have worked with school districts and community colleges on complicated redevelopment analyses, facilities funding solutions, and facilities master planning.
  • Our technical accounting and financial expertise has allowed us to serve as experts and provide training to attorneys and school boards on topics including redevelopment, charter school finances, financial statement understanding and negotiations implications.
  • We have a working knowledge in the primary school district financial operating systems, running reports and conducting analyses from the first day on the job.
  • We have come in to work alongside staff to assist with building the budget, closing the books, preparing or reviewing cash flow and multi-year projections.
  • We will review critical internal controls, procedures, board policies and documentation, making recommendations for improvement in order to safeguard assets.
  • We provide experience in combing through and recreating records resulting in additional revenue and improved accountability.
  • We bring years of diverse experiences to each engagement, allowing for effective training of staff and school boards, as we explain complex subject matter in an easy-to-understand manner.
  • We have prepared cash flow projections in anticipation of TRANs and for facilities financing purposes.
  • We conducted Basic Aid research and analysis resulting in new Basic Aid status for several districts during tenure.
  • Ryland SBC will frequently assist with the development of financial strategies and analysis related to growth or decline, including preparing the enrollment projections and identifying sources of funding for facilities improvements, such as developer fees, state funding or passing a local bond measure.

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"Cyndy has the ability to hear and analyze the intent or questions from staff and then provide options with the associated pros and cons. Cyndy has the technical skills for the position and personal characteristics that enable her to build productive and professional relationships with district and site personnel. As an additional benefit, Cyndy was the Pictionary star during the office holiday party."
Daryl Camp
Riverbank USD