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Ginghamsburg Church

Executive Director of Finance & Facilities

Ginghamsburg Church
Tipp City, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 03/02/2016
Categories: Business/Administration - Combo Positions - Facilities Management - Fundraising
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Executive Director of Finance & Facilities for Ginghamsburg Church in partnership with the executive lead team leads, develops and and deploys Ginghamsburg’s business, financial and facility resources for multiplying the mission.


More about Ginghamsburg Church…

Ginghamsburg is a mission-driven church and a United Methodist community of 4000 attendees that is actively serving locally, nationally and globally to change the world one life at a time. Ginghamsburg offers:


  • 9 weekend worship celebrations on three campuses
  • Children’s learning and mission activities for the 600-plus children who are on campus each week
  • Outreach events in our youth center and spiritual growth, mission, worship and life group opportunities for students grades 6-12
  • Adult core classes and other adult spiritual growth opportunities
  • Small life group communities for adults, teens and children
  • An emphasis on the 12-Step Recovery Community
  • Opportunities for all ages to be on mission for Christ locally and around the world


As a missional church, Ginghamsburg has invested $8.3 million into sustainable humanitarian projects in Darfur, Sudan, and Aweil, South Sudan, since January 2005 while also supporting mission in the Ohio Miami Valley; has sent more than 75 teams to the Gulf Coast for Hurricane Katrina relief; and operates three 501c3 organizations, New Path Outreach, New Creation Counseling Center, and Dreambuilders/Clubhouse.




Executive Pastor of Ministries/Senior Pastor



-Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

-Commitment to personal spiritual growth and healthy lifestyle.

-Considers this position a ministry, not just a job.

-Practices healthy relational boundaries and fiscal integrity.

-Models standards and expectations of staff members within Ginghamsburg Church including worship attendance at Ginghamsburg Church, life group participation, lifestyle of tithing and generosity, and faithfully serving out of your call and giftedness.



-Bachelor’s degree (in finance, accounting or equivalent field)

-Master’s degree in accounting, finance or business preferred, or commensurate experience

-5+ years experience in management plus finance or accounting-related paid position; non-profit/church experience helpful

-Paid staff supervisory experience

-Track record of successful recruitment/equipping/deploying of paid staff and unpaid servants (volunteers)



-Ability to re-engineer and lead finance and facility structures and systems that will maximize the ministry and mission for growing disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world; includes ability to lead change.

-Ability to recruit, build and deploy effective paid and unpaid teams to accomplish the mission.

-Ability to coach others on how to be strong leaders and coaches of others.

-Ability to maintain confidences and work/communicate effectively with all personality types across the staff team and congregation.

-Understanding of appropriate human resource policies and practices.

-Competent in accounting procedures cash flow, and expense forecasting as well as office systems and software; ability to manage contractors, vendors and salespersons.

-Strong written and spoken communication skills.

-Detail oriented.



Financial Management

-Lead overall responsibility for the Finance Office and the staff responsible for accounts payable, payroll, GL postings, bank transfers/reconciliations.

-Prepare weekly and monthly financial reports/cash flow analysis.

-Lead and manage annual budgeting.

-Negotiate and secure insurance policies for facilities, vehicles, mission trips, directors & officer’s liability and general liability.

-Maintain banking relationships.

-Coordinate independent audit activities.

-Negotiate/secure outside contracts.

-Provide capital asset management/tracking and replacement strategy.

-Serve as apportionment liaison to the United Methodist West Ohio conference.

-Serve as the authorized agent for the church-affiliated CTW Legacy, LLC.

-In partnership with the executive lead team, ensure the church remains in compliance with all applicable laws and government regulations, implementing procedure and policy changes as/when applicable. 

-Perform overall business/legal risk management for the church, addressing in conjunction with church legal counsel any claims, suits or other legal actions.

-Provide financial supervision and support to Ginghamsburg business units and 501c3 affiliates as required.

-Serve as staff executive team liaison to the Leadership Board Finance Subcommittee; attend all Leadership Board Meetings.


Human Resources/Benefits

-Provide new employee benefits orientation.

-Manage all benefits (health, disability, retirement/403b, other fringe, etc.) offered to employees.

-Negotiate and secure employee health benefits and related contracts.



-Organize/drive fall stewardship campaign in conjunction with the executive lead team.

-Develop relationships, communication strategies and key checkpoints (group and one-on-one) with key investors into ministry and mission

-Develop large givers and giving strategies.

-Lead funding “asks” for non-budgeted church events and capital investments.

-Partner with discipleship ministries to teach personal financial management and stewardship throughout the congregation.



-Lead and partner with facilities maintenance, housekeeping/setup coordination and grounds/vehicles supervisors to organize/manage the logistics of four campuses, seven buildings, 100+ acres of grounds and vehicle fleet via the 20-plus member staff facilities team.

-In partnership with the executive lead team, identify facility vision and priorities for enabling and enhancing ministry and mission.