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Director Finance, Florida Charter Institute

Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College

Accounting & Finance
Miami, FL, USA
Posted on Sunday, February 11, 2024

Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus is now accepting applications for Director Finance, Florida Charter Institute. The Director of Finance, Florida Charter Institute is responsible for the fiscal oversight of schools authorized by the Florida Charter Institute (FCI). The position works with the Florida Department of Education, MDC's finance department, authorized schools, and the FCI to lead the development, management, and reporting requirements associated with FCI's budget.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works with Miami Dade College and the Florida Department of Education to establish the financial pathways, protocols, and reporting requirements of a Local Education Agency sponsoring charter schools in the state of Florida
  • Develops processes and financial reporting requirements for schools authorized by the Florida Charter Institute (FCI)
  • Reviews financial reports submitted by charter schools authorized by the FCI to ensure no concerns are indicated therein
  • Works with the schools to develop plans to correct issues if concerns are indicated within the financial reports submitted by authorized schools
  • Serves as the FCI point of contact in the development and approval of a corrective action plan required by a school authorized by the FCI, as well as including any necessary parties as indicated in Florida Statute
  • Provides assistance necessary to schools authorized by FCI in the development and submission of their annual school budget
  • Reviews annual budgets and provides any necessary feedback or questions to schools authorized by the FCI
  • Accepts and reviews annual audits of each school authorized by the FCI
  • Reviews charter application budgets to ensure alignment with the charter applications and that they provide an adequate financial position for the operation of the charter school if approved
  • Develops financial resources, documents, calculators and resources for charter schools and authorizers to use
  • Provides training on best practices concerning fiscal oversight, budgeting, and accounting processes to schools throughout the state of Florida
  • Develops a financial reporting template to be used to provide reports to FCI leadership and the advisory board regarding the financial status and health of the schools authorized by the FCI
  • Reviews funding requests from schools prior to distributing funds to ensure alignment with relevant budget requirements (i.e. federal funds budgets)
  • Develops and implements effective processes to monitor the redistribution of state and federal funds to charter schools authorized by the FCI

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with four (4) years of related experience; or Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and eight (8) years of experience Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures