Office of Accounting

The Office of Accounting provides fiscal support to school districts and to the program offices of the Department in accordance with state and federal laws, Mississippi Board of Education Policies, the Mississippi Agency Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual (MAAPP), and the MDE Employee Policies and Procedures Manual. The office ensures that the State’s assets are properly safeguarded and facilitates the flow of all financial transactions through the areas of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Contractual Payments, School Payments, Travel Payments, Financial Reporting, Fixed Assets, Payroll, and Purchasing. The Mail Room and Print Shop provide mail and delivery services as well as printing and binding services. The office also provides technical assistance and training to Department staff regarding accounting matters.  

2014 Year End Purchasing Deadlines

MAGIC Overview Presentation Held 04/10/14 

Travel and Purchasing Policies - Revised 01/01/14

Section 13.0 Travel and Section 16.0 Purchasing policies have been revised effective January 1, 2014.

Mississippi Department of Education and Paymode
Tax Exempt Letter

School District Calendars 

School Payments
May  June
MAAPP Manual 


ACE: Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration Access Channel for Employees

Trip Number Request Form for in-state conferences and/or meetings  

Ethics In Public Contracting Acknowledgement

DFA Stimulus Memos

Click on the image below to learn about the MAGIC Phase I Go-Live, please read the special edition of the MAGIC Message, now available on the MAGIC webpage.   



Office of Accounting     P.O. Box 771     Jackson, MS 39205-0771     Phone: (601) 359-3525     Fax: (601) 359-2326

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