Business Operations Manager Director Administration in Chicago IL Resume Dina Leiler

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Dina Leiler is an experienced Business and Operations Manager and Director of Administration and Finance Manager.


<p>DINA LEILER</p> <p>Chicago, IL (312) 568-6551</p> <p>Business and Operations Manager/Director of Administration/Finance Manager</p> <p>PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Site Operations Manager-Chicago International Charter School/Edison Learning, Inc., Chicago, IL 2/2008-2/2011</p> <p>Demonstrated success in managing general fund budget of $9M while conducting cost analysis and reducing expenditures in noninstructional areas Site level responsibility for school operational performance contributing to school receiving four star charter award for academic success Interpreted and managed service level agreements and contracts for purchased services, supplies and materials resulting in substantial savings Created and implemented training for new ADP time and labor management portal ensuring better wage and hour compliance and reducing manual input time Hired, supervised, and evaluated diverse staff of 35 and fostered employee empowerment and participative management practices which resulted in reduced employee turnover Implemented custodial building service standards resulting in a more efficient workflow and reducing staff by .5 fte Monitored status of highly qualified teachers per No Child Left Behind guidelines maintaining 100% compliance Coordinated and formulated incident management plan with the National Incident Management System application to provide groundwork for effective and efficient emergency response Compiled and reported accurate monthly data on regional dashboards for benchmarks and metrics Serve as liaison to CPS Office of New Schools and Chicago International Charter School for all non-instructional inquiries</p> <p>Director of Finance-Mount Carmel High School, Chicago, IL</p> <p>5/2006-2/2008</p> <p>Created and implemented procedures for tuition collection and reduced outstanding receivables by 40% Performed cash flow analysis eliminating need for short-term borrowing Partnered with Office of Institutional Development to ensure 100% compliance for issuance and financial reporting of student scholarships Demonstrated success in managing $6M school budget while conducting cost analysis and reducing expenditures</p> <p>Business Manager-Watervliet Public Schools, Watervliet, MI</p> <p>7/2000-5/2006</p> <p>Received Chief Financial Officer certification through Michigan School Business Officials demonstrating initiative, professionalism and dedication to school business management Forecasted $11M multi-fund budgets demonstrating a thorough understanding of school finance structure and the influence that instructional and non-instructional modifications have on the fiscal stability of a public school district Amended budgets quarterly to recognize changes and provide transparent and current data for strategic decision making Supported the Superintendent on the negotiations team by formulating and providing compensation and benefits surveys Managed the districts insurance program and recognized savings with competitive bidding Utilized statewide purchasing programs to recognize 10% savings on capital items including automobiles and school buses Directed pupil accounting process ensuring accuracy on critical fall and winter count days Produced and implemented internal controls policies minimizing fraud risk and establishing standards of performance Managed the districts insurance program and recognized savings with competitive bidding Completed Department of Educations state data conversion for all general ledger accounts prior to new site launch Partnered with Federal and State Grants Director for accurate and timely completion of all Title I, II and III grants submission, drawdowns and final reports resulting in 100% proper expenditure of funds</p> <p>DINA LEILER</p> <p>Chicago, IL (312) 568-6551</p> <p>AFFILIATIONSNational Association of Professional Women National Title I Association Michigan School Business Officials-Chief Financial Officer Catholic Association of School Business Administrators</p> <p>EDUCATIONFerris State University, Big Rapids, MI, Bachelor of Science-Business Administration May 1999</p> <p>SKILLS INVENTORYCompliance Transparency Development Food Service Transportation Procurement P&amp;L GAAP School Code Collaborative State Aid Property Tax Student Data Customer Service Employee Benefit Programs Community Relations Proactive Performance Management Cash Flow Analysis Ethical Resourceful Long Range Planning Debt Service Audit New Employee Onboarding Negotiations Student Activity Funds Governmental Budgeting Fund Accounting RFP Grants Management Financial Reporting Microsoft Office Suite CYMA Lawson ADP eTime Portal Dashboard Reporting QuickBooks Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable Safety and Security Risk Management Collective Bargaining General Ledger Payroll Internal Controls Non-Profit Management School Policy</p>