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First Presbyterian Church

Director of Administration and Finance

First Presbyterian Church
Burlingame, California, United States

Date Posted: 12/30/2008
Categories: Business/Administration
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
First Presbyterian Church of Burlingame (FPCB) has been serving the mid-peninsula for over 80 years! With a Church of approximately 1,200 members, we are looking for a Director of Administration and Finance to oversee, direct, manage, and provide leadership for the financial, facilities and administrative operations of FPCB. This position reports directly to the Senior Pastor.

Responsibilities will include:
• Working with staff, Church Elders, and volunteers to provide overall supervision of financial, personnel and
facilities programs, policies and procedures.
• Handling oversight and direction to the budget formulation process, including programmatic staff and Session.
• Responsible for working with the Personnel Committee to oversee employee benefits, staff supervision and to develop and maintain accurate position descriptions, assist with job searches, conduct background checks, assure timely staff performance reviews, and provide human resource support as needed.
• Responsible for working with the Administration and Finance Committee to oversee all financial transactions, facilities use, stewardship and real property management.
• Providing direct supervision of the Bookkeeper and Administrative Assistant for Facilities.

Qualified applicants will have a BS/BA degree in business administration or comparable area or equivalent. 10-15 years of progressive administration & finance experience, strong communication and interpersonal skills, two to four years experience in managing the monthly financial closing process of a small to mid-sized organization, and a strong ability to manage multiple areas simultaneously is required. Further qualifications include hands-on accounting experience with strong analysis and problem solving skills, knowledge of fund accounting for non-profit organizations, prior experience managing a staff of two to five people and experience negotiating contracts, leases or agreements.

In accordance with FPCB’s established standards, the Director shall maintain an active devotional life as necessary to serve the Church with energy, intelligence, imagination, and love. The Director shall maintain appropriate confidentiality at all times and be supportive of FPCB and the Church staff in all contacts with the Church membership and the general public. Furthermore, the Director will have the ability to work with individuals and groups in a constructive, problem solving manner, and perform various other tasks as necessary.

Compensation: $70,000 to $75,000 plus benefits

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to: