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Church Business Administrator

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Humble, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 04/02/2012
Categories: Business/Administration
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The Church Business Administrator functions as the church’s chief operations and financial officer and is specifically responsible for all financial and budgetary issues, facility, personnel, communications, and all other general operational functions.

The Church Business Administrator should possess management experience, conflict resolution skills, ability to properly delegate. Energized by leading others and seeing them succeed, self-discipline regarding personal time usage, and spiritual, physical and emotional health. It is important that this person possess a combination of administrative and leadership skills. Of utmost importance is a heart that is “wired for people” and thrives on nurturing and developing others.

A bachelor's degree; a minimum of five years' direct financial and administrative management experience, preferably in church or non-profit administration; excellent organizational, analytical, financial, and writing skills; proven ability to meet deadlines, develop and implement program policies and procedures, and manage changing and conflicting priorities; outstanding leadership, supervisory, interpersonal, and communication skills; tact, discretion, and ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters; Mastery of Windows 2000, Microsoft Office 2000 (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, QuickBooks PageMaker, Outlook), and a willingness to learn new technology and knowledge of database (Power Church); experience overseeing a variety of accounting transactions. Advanced training and/or demonstrated experience with IT; experience negotiating contracts, leases or agreements. A Christian in full agreement with St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church’s statement of faith; willingness and ability to serve Christ and His church; spiritually mature.


? Responsible for the attainment of short- and long-term administrative goals.
? Administer and enforce church-adopted administrative policies and procedures to achieve the goals of the church.
? Serve as resource person regarding business and administrative matters of the church
? Maintain church records on administrative staff personnel
? Provide training, seminars and other developmental programs to enhance staff development
? Oversees and coordinates the details of the daily appointment/schedule calendar for the staff to ensure the most efficient use of their time.
? Represent Pastor at requested meetings and functions
? Administrate Weekly Staff meetings (facilitate in Pastor’s absence)
? Attend Staff meetings for global, visionary, and organizational matter, and to give financial updates for the church.
? Provide project management as assigned
? Work closely with the Senior Pastor during the design and construction stage to understand the facility in preparation for maintaining the facility.
? Coordinate and assist with special events held off and on campus.

• Prepares, administrates, and reviews the annual budget process in collaboration with the Executive Team. Assist in presenting the budget to the Trustee Board for approval.
• Oversees purchasing function by monitoring budget spending.
• Oversees monthly, quarterly and year-end reports as needed.
• Oversees the maintenance of an accurate filing, recordkeeping, and reporting system for all financial matters.
• Oversees a process to insure that GAAP (General Accepted Accounting Principles) is maintained at all times.
Separation of duties
Record retention policy
Follow proper payroll procedures
Make sure all income and expenses are properly accounted for and safeguarded
Responsible for monitoring internal controls and accounting procedures

The Church Business Administrator is primarily responsible to the Senior Pastor.

If you or someone you know is interested email cover letter and resume:
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