B.A. and M.A. in Accounting, Florida International University
James M. Bond is the Associate Dean, Finance and Budget. He joined the School of Law in August 2011 with over 20 years of management experience in Higher Education, Public Accounting, Retail and Cruise industries.
As the Controller for Florida International University, he helped FIU successfully migrate to Peoplesoft Financial systems from the State University System, which included the redesign and strengthening of internal controls across the University and improved reporting of the financial condition of the University to the Board of Trustees.
Bond has also worked with both Carnival Corporation and plc and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, the two largest cruise companies in the world. He held positions in Treasury and Credit Operations and was responsible for identifying and implementing many cost savings and best practice initiatives across several operating cruise brands.
As an Audit Manager with Deloitte & Touche, one of the world’s largest public accounting firms, he gained exposure to Higher Education administration by overseeing the audit for Barry University. In addition to serving on audits of several large banking institutions in South Florida, Bond served as a consultant to senior management on many engagements.
Bond holds a B.A. and M.A. in Accounting, with a concentration in accounting information systems, from Florida International University (FIU). He has been a Certified Public Accountant in Florida since 1990. He is married and has three daughters. He resides in Schenley Park and is active in charitable causes in the South Florida community.