Fiscal Services

    Fiscal Services Forms

      OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER
      RoseMarie Peshka, Chief Financial Officer
      860-685-8222

       

       


      Budget

      RoseMarie Peshka, Chief Financial Officer

      860-685-8222

      Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, the Budget Unit is responsible for the entire Agency Budget and the integration and oversight of the Agencies’ six divisional budgets. Functions include: development of the annual spending plan for appropriated resources; development of the current services resource request; production of monthly reports describing and analyzing the department’s financial position; financial analysis of options for increases or decreases to the department’s budget; development of the annual request for capital equipment funding; financial control (by way of the allotment process); development of fiscal impact statements for proposed legislation and regulations; and various reports and analyses requested by internal and external customers.    


      Accounts Receivable, Fiscal Grants & Special Funding

      Kathleen Duffy, Fiscal Administrative Manager 2

      860-685-8229

       

      Accounts Receivable Unit:

      Shamim Bhura, Supervising Accountant

      860-685-8235  

      This Unit is responsible for receiving and recording all receipts received by our Agency and for processing all billings to customers.

       

      Fiscal Grants Unit:

      Hopal McKenzie, Fiscal Administrative Supervisor

      860-685-8227

      Jason Osterling, Associate Accountant

      860-685-8188

      Jeanine O'Brien, Associate Accountant

      860-685-8239 

      This Unit is responsible for establishing and maintaining financial accountability for all Federal, State and private grant funds.

      Division of State Police, Scientific Services, Emergency Management& Homeland Security, Fire Prevention & Control

       

      Special Funding Unit:

      Shamim Bhura, Supervising Accountant

      860-685-8235 

      Oluwafemi Kuti, Associate Accountant

      860-685-8243

      This Unit is responsible for establishing and maintaining financial accountability for all restricted funding other than grant funds.

       

      Grants Administration Unit

      Kathleen Duffy, Fiscal Administrative Manager 2

      860-685-8229

      The Grants Administration Unit is responsible for assisting in the generation of all grant applications and awards for Federal Funding for all Agency Divisions.

      The unit reviews proposed uses of grant funding to ensure they are appropriate and allowable; and the review and approval of all Grant payments and reimbursements. Staff noted below may be contacted directly for any questions relating to their Division.

       

      Rosemary Salerno, Associate Accountant

      Division of State Police

      860-685-8072 

      Chandra Williams, Grants and Contracts Specialist

      Division of Scientific Services

      860-685-8224

       

       

      Business Operations Unit

      Rosie Moreira, Fiscal Administrative Manager 1

      860-685-8234

       

      The Business Operations Unit is responsible for the following functions: Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Asset Management and Travel Authorizations/Reimbursements within DESPP as mandated by the State Accounting Manual.

      DESPP purchasing authority is granted by the Commissioner and the State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services.

      Travel Reimbursements for State-related business travel and college tuition may be obtained with the submission of the required forms in accordance with the agency travel policies.

       

      Accounts Payable/Travel:

      Rosie Moreira, Fiscal Administrative Manager 1

      860-685-8234

      Purchasing:

      Joshua Joseph, Associate Fiscal Administrative Officer

      860-685-8931

      Asset Management/Surplus:

      Beata Szwajger, Associate Fiscal Administrative Officer

      860-685-8553

       

      Payroll Unit

      Frank Ryan, Payroll Officer 2

      Main Number 860-685-8440


      DESPP Payroll Unit is responsible for providing a full range of payroll and benefit services to approximately 1,500 bargaining unit, confidential, and managerial employees at all DESPP locations throughout the state. The Payroll Unit is located at DESPP Headquarters in Middletown, 3 North.