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EastLake Church

Finance and Property Management Director

EastLake Church
Bothell, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 11/21/2013
Categories: Business/Administration
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

General Purpose


The Finance and Property Management Director for EastLake Community Church ( is responsible for managing the financial process, tenant relations, and risk analysis for the church and all affiliated operating entities. 


Team Relationships


The position is part of the EastLake Logistics Team and reports to the Logistics Team Lead.  The position provides supervision for all accounting, property management, and construction employees.  Functional relationships with other Central Support and Logistics Team members are additional keys to success.  Strong supporting relationships are required with the EastLake Leadership and Management Teams.


Position Deliverables

Financial Management

  • accurate and timely financial transaction processing and procedures
  • compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and GAAP
  • management of the lead accounting system
  • monthly, quarterly, annual and on-demand financial reporting
  • budget development, reporting, and analysis for all entities
  • dialogue and relationships with CPA including annual accounting audit
  • ongoing debt evaluation including terms and instruments
  • ongoing cash flow analysis and recommendations
  • effective supervision of direct reports


Risk Management

  • appropriate property insurance coverage for all locations and property
  • appropriate liability insurance coverage for directors, officers, and employees
  • acquisition analysis for future asset purchases and/or dispositions
  • effective working relationships with local and state governments
  • various legal opinions based upon communication with EastLake attorneys


Property Management and Construction

  • fully leased commercial property owned by the church
  • favorable tax exemption status per state and county regulations
  • supportive tenant relationships
  • accurate budgeting and cost containment on construction projects
  • favorable vendor contracts and resource planning processes
  • effective supervision of direct reports


Education and Experience


  • accounting, finance, or business degree with supervisory experience in financial systems
  • previous staff management supervision in an appropriate business discipline
  • general understanding of project management principles
  • extensive knowledge of business process and best practices
  • previous experience with church business process is a plus


Strengths for Success


  • Commitment - to the mission of EastLake Community Church
  • Confidentiality - unquestioned ability to maintain organizational and member data
  • Accuracy - attention to detail in all things
  • Analytics – ability to connect problems to solutions
  • Communication - ability to connect with vendors, tenants, and business professionals
  • Judgment – exercises critical thinking and problem-solving techniques
  • Teamwork – ability to assist others before they ask
  • Flexibility – readily accepts working in a fluid environment
  • Initiative – acts versus reacts
  • Discipline – ability to work in a home office and/or a mobile office environment