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Job Title:
Director of Finance
Job Type:
Full Time
Position Level:
Job Description:

The Montessori of Maui (MOMI) is accepting applications for Director of Finance beginning full-time July 2020. The position will begin prior to July 2020 on a part-time, intermittent basis of 4 hours/month, August 2019 through June 2020. MOMI is an independent, non-profit school located on a beautiful 9-acre campus in upcountry Maui, Hawaii. Accredited by the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, we are committed to the principles of Montessori philosophy and Earth education. Our school offers a creative and supportive environment that integrates environmental literacy, ecology, and the arts with a rigorous academic program. 

DESCRIPTION The director of finance is accountable to the Head of School and, working with appropriate trustee committees, manages the resources of MOMI in support of the students and employees, so that they may achieve the highest possible degree of excellence. Responsible for the planning, control, accounting and reporting of income, expense, contributed and invested funds of the school. Manage all activities designated as business office responsibilities including physical plant and grounds, risk management and insurance, transportation, facilities leasing, and to a large extent city, state and federal government compliance. The director of finance attends all regular business meetings of the Board of Trustees, in order to provide full, accurate, and complete management and financial information as necessary to assist the board in meeting its fiduciary responsibilities. Also attends all finance, property, risk management and benefits committee meetings and any ad hoc committees concerning finance, plant or compensation alongside the director of human resources, as appropriate. The director of finance maintains professional relationships with the school’s banks, lawyers, auditors, investment managers, insurance carriers, architects, contractors, vendors, and government regulators. The director of finance also works closely with the director of development and the director of admissions to support relevant tasks associated with programs of tuition assistance, scholarships, community-based subsidy programs, and student enrollment. The head of maintenance and the finance assistant report to the director of finance.

Applicant Requirements:
 QUALIFICATIONS § Ability to analyze and organize financial data § Ability to solve a wide range of problems § Knowledge of financial/business analysis techniques § Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management § Ability to use independent judgment § Ability to manage and impart information to a range of clientele § Ability to develop and deliver presentations § Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community § Ability to identify and secure alternative funding/revenue sources § Ability to make accurate computations § Must be computer literate with ability to quickly adapt to new computer software packages § Proficient in Microsoft products such as Work, Excel, Power Point, and Access § Ability to analyze information to arrive at an appropriate solution § Capacity to work effectively as part of an institutional leadership and management team § Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality 
4 Year Degree
Non-discriminatory Statement:
The Montessori School of Maui is a non-profit organization.  We are a non-denominational, co-
educational school enrolling and providing education to children without regard to gender, race,
nationality, ethnic origin or religious beliefs.
Apply To:
Human Resources
School Name:
Montessori School of Maui
Street Address:
2933 Baldwin Avenue
Makawao, HI 96768
Head of School:
Dr. Eric Dustman
Founding Date:
Religious Affiliation:
Membership Status:
Full Member
Day / Boarding:
Day Only
Grade Levels:
Early Childhood thru 8th
International Students Accepted:
Summer Programs Offered:
Kindergarten Cut Off Date:
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Admissions Contact:
Jamie Athearn
Admissions Email:
09/02/2019 10:26 AM 06/30/2024 jamiea@momi.org School
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