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.
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.