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Harvest Bible Chapel

Corporate Controller

Harvest Bible Chapel
Elgin, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 09/02/2016
Categories: Business/Administration
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

This position will be responsible for overseeing the accounting and financial reporting of Harvest Bible Chapel and affiliated Not for Profit’s (Harvest Christian Academy, Harvest Bible Fellowship, etc.).  The ideal person is an accounting expert with strong leadership & management skills, who is capable of optimizing multiple staff, holding the line on expenses while ensuring the needs of the ministry are met, strong financial reporting skill (both verbal & written), able to maintain all GAAP & internal controls, and oversee the production multiple levels of detailed reports on a monthly basis.  In addition to this, the Corporate Controller will interface with these entities to construct, implement and execute the Annual Operating Budgets.


The mission of Harvest Bible Chapel is to glorify God through the fulfillment of the Great Commission.  Harvest Bible Chapel is one church on multiple campuses in the Chicagoland area.


Qualified candidates should email resume and contact info to


Essential Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the accounting operations of Harvest Bible Chapel and NFP’s including the internal control systems, transaction-processing operations, organizational structure, and policies and procedures.
  • Harvest Bible Chapel (and direct NFP’s) Annual Operating Budget/Plan
  • Own the monthly Accounting Cycle & Close
  • Own monthly Financial Management to meet P&L targets across all entities
  • Analytics performed across all Ministries
  • Production and analysis of Weekly/Monthly KPI’s and dashboards
  • Present detailed financial reports (GAAP & Internal) to Finance Committee on quarterly basis
  • Coordination of internal and external audit activities in cooperation with HBC Dir of Accounting
  • Proactive approach to identifying & overcoming obstacles
  • Consolidation and reporting of GAAP Quarterly & Year-End financial statements.
  • New duties or projects as assigned


Educational Requirements
Accounting Bachelors’ degree

Masters’ degree a plus



Work Experience Requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience in accounting management, including managing/optimizing CPA’s


Other Skills and Qualifications:

  • Personal and growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Must be a member of Harvest Bible Chapel or become an active member upon employment
  • Good organization skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Proficiency with computer software, including Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Flexible and comfortable with changes in responsibilities