Vice President of Finance and Operations
The Chaminade College Preparatory Business Office is committed to providing support to the school community in meeting its Christian stewardship responsibilities. The Business Office goal is to provide financial services to families, donors, the Board of Directors, administrators, faculty and staff in a professional, courteous, timely and fiduciary responsible manner. Services provided to families and students include financial aid administration, tuition billing, shuttle service, cafeteria operations, and textbook services.
It is the responsibility of the Business Office to monitor that donations are used in accordance with conditions stipulated by donors. Additionally, the Business Office is responsible for managing the investment of endowment donations in accordance with policies established by the Board of Directors. Annually, all endowment earning are allocated in accordance with donor stipulations and school policy.
Business Office personnel are responsible for preparing interim financial reports for the Board of Directors and the annual financial statements in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles of the United States. In connection with maintaining a comprehensive accounting system, the Business Office maintains a relevant internal control structure. Additionally, the Business Office manages financial planning from current and long range budget development through full implementation.
The Business Office works in partnership with administrators, faculty and staff throughout the organization in fulfilling its Christian stewardship responsibilities. This involves budget management, operational fiscal responsibility, evaluation of past operations and planning for the future of Chaminade. The Business Office is directly responsible for financial record keeping, investment management, insurance maintenance, tuition management for over 2,000 students, financial aid administration for more than 600 applicants, issuance of 6,000 payments to more than 1,300 companies and individuals each year, financial institution relationships, outside funding sources, annual financial audit, institutional wide contract negotiation, and financial planning support services to over 100 administrators, faculty and staff.