The position will be a full-time salaried position in the $70,000 range commensurate with experience, skills, and abilities. The search will remain open until the position is filled. The Director of Finance and Administration has the responsibility of ensuring that all financial and administrative operations of the church (ministries, preschool, etc.) are managed and reported accurately. This will include, but is not limited to, responsibility for the oversight, management, and leadership in the areas of accounting, finance, internal control, purchasing, risk management, and auditing for the entire organization. This person will maintain the highest possible professional ethics and ministry standards in accordance with the Constitution and Bylaws, goals, mission, and purpose statements of SBC while adhering to all laws and regulatory requirements (IRS compliance, etc.). As an employee of SBC, the Director of Finance and Administration will report to the Senior Pastor. The Director of Finance and Administration will consult and take work direction from the Stewardship Committee/Trustees for all specific financial work content.
Key Supervisory Tasks:
Support, coach, and assess the admin staff, implement training and process to meet ministry objectives.
Oversee human resource functions, including the hiring, training, supervision, and discipline of SBC’s administrative and support staff.
Key Accounting/Financial Management Tasks:
Manage end-to-end accounting activities and reporting (including monthly financial statements, bank/credit card reconciliations, and investment reporting) to facilitate optimal decision making.
Coordinate and act as a Stewardship Committee liaison for the auditors (coordinate the annual church independent financial audit) as well as provide internal audit functions.
Provide strategic cash flow planning, analysis, projections, reporting, and management with minimum of quarterly forecasting updates.
Develop and maintain an organizational financial dashboard.
Create annual budget proposal.
Prepare and distribute monthly budget performance reports to relevant committees and staff.
Create and oversee policies related to special gifts/donations outside of regular, general fund giving (restricted funds, securities, scholarships, etc.)
Develop a procurement function that provides appropriate levels of review, documentation, and vendor management.
Proactively foster and support Trustees and Stewardship Committee relationships with external organizations (insurance broker, bookkeeping provider, auditors, etc.).
Collaborate with the Trustees regarding all contractual matters, review of potential contracts, and track existing contractor compliance including terms and conditions of agreements.
Collaborate with Trustees when legal risks and legal matters in general are identified.
Oversee payroll processing, record keeping administration for confidential and non-confidential employee records, and salary expense tracking; provide HR support to external advisors and the Personnel Committee; review and maintain appropriate workers insurance and compensation policies.
This description covers principle duties only and is not intended to include all of the duties that may be assigned to positions within this classification.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
Profess a personal faith in Jesus Christ.
Advanced spreadsheet skills and expert knowledge of ACS enterprise accounting/financial software.
Ability to prepare account reconciliations, complete JEs, and maintain general ledger.
Advanced knowledge of the non-profit regulatory environment, especially for churches.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, Master’s degree preferred.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification preferred.
8 – 10 years of closely related experience in the non-profit sector (501c3).
Experience in working with churches in a higher financial capacity (controller, CFO, etc.,) including general IT and HR knowledge or contractor with experience in for-profit organizations that provide services to the non-profit sector. Supervisory experience is a plus.
Volunteer experience in any of the categories stated is also a plus.
May not be a member of Salem Baptist Church while employed by the church.
Additional Salary Information: Health insurance benefits in addition to salary.