Office of the Assistant Vice President / Controller’s Office

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Rodney Sobelson
Assistant Vice President/Controller
Phone: (305) 430-0339

Rodney SobelsonMission Statement

The mission of the Office of the Assistant Vice President / Controller’s Office is to establish and implement policies and procedures necessary to ensure the proper and efficient use of the institution’s financial resources. The Office of the Assistant Vice President / Controller’s Office also coordinates the annual external audit, generates the University’s annual Form 990 Return of Organization Exempt from Tax, and is responsible for the Student Accounts department, which processes the billings related to student tuition, fees, room, and board.
The Office of the Assistant Vice President / Controller’s Office is comprised of the following units:

Property and Risk Management

The Property and Risk Management Department ensures that the fixed assets of the University are properly recorded, tracked, and safeguarded against loss or theft. Additionally, the department is responsible for ensuring that the University is properly insured for any potential liabilities that may result from operations.

Purchasing and Procurement

Florida Memorial University’s Office of Purchasing and Procurement Services is to create customer satisfaction by providing effective and efficient procurement services which support the mission of the University while facilitating best practices, adhering to all applicable policies, and attaining value amongst vendors through open competition, contract buying and competitive bidding. The Office of Purchasing and Procurement Services pledges its support to promoting and utilizing the many services and products offered by minority vendors and contractors.

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  • Maintaining Standards and Quality
  • Providing Timely Service
  • Limiting Liability and Maximizing Compliance
  • Term Negotiations

Student Accounts

The Student Accounts Department is primarily responsible for the assessment and billing of University students for tuition, fees, room, and board after registration has occurred. The Student Accounts Department determines fiscal clearance of students for each semester by reviewing the student account for total charges, financial aid and scholarships applied, and payments made, and determines if the remaining balance is covered by a payment plan. If this is the case, a student can be fiscally cleared. Students interested in reviewing their account should login to MyFMU at the following link: MyFMU. Student Accounts also supports collections on delinquent accounts, and is responsible for issuing end of calendar year Form 1098-T tax forms for students.

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