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First United Methodist Church

Church Finance Administrator

First United Methodist Church
Birmingham, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 06/10/2010
Categories: Business/Administration - Church Staff
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Church Finance Administrator
First United Methodist Church
1589 W. Maple Road
Birmingham, Michigan 48009

Dynamic 3,300-member church seeks full-time Finance Administrator to manage all aspects of the finance function. The position requires:

• 5 years experience in bookkeeping and accounting, including budgeting, finance, payroll and employee benefits. Bachelors degree in accounting, finance or related field preferred. Understanding of fund accounting highly desirable.

• Must be a committed Christian and comfortable working in a church setting. Prior church work experience and/or familiarity with the United Methodist Church helpful. Fundraising experience a plus.

• Staff supervisory experience.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel. Experience with Shelby a plus.

• Ability to understand and utilize the Internet and other computer technology in connection with finance, including online banking.

• Must have an understanding of the finance function as a support for the overall church ministry.

• Must have strong people and communication skills, a pastoral heart and the ability to work collaboratively.

• Must have a strong commitment to confidentiality, and extreme attention to detail.

Position to start August, 2010. Salary negotiable based upon experience. Candidates to be interviewed will be required to complete a job application form and will be subject to background checks. Qualified candidates should send resume and 3 references to Rev. Rodney Quainton at by June 21, 2010.