Website Horne Memorial UMC
The Finance Director of the church has the responsibility for implementing the financial decisions made by the Finance Committee and the Church Council. This is a part-time, salaried position which reports to the Senior Pastor. Regular office hours are negotiated with the Senior Pastor.
The Finance Director is charged with the responsibility of:
Disbursing funds: The church treasurer shall disburse all money contributed to causes represented in the church budget, and such other funds and contributions as the church council may determine using the Standard Operating Procedures for documentation and authorization.
Recording and depositing of donations and other receipts using the information provided by the counting team and from online contributions.
Reporting: The Finance Director will prepare financial statements and make regular and detailed reports on funds received and expended to the committee on finance and the church council.
Reconciling bank statements and working with the bank on all financial transactions, including but not limited to, online transactions and short- and long-term loans.
Processing and issuing payroll twice monthly and preparing and submitting all payroll taxes and reports.
Managing the transactions of the church preschool – invoicing tuitions, making deposits, paying teachers, processing accounts payable, and providing tax receipts for tuition to parents as requested.
Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, and is active in discipleship, including regular worship attendance, ministry involvement, a lifestyle of generosity, and serving out of call and giftedness
Considers this position a ministry calling, not simply a job
Supports the vision of HMUMC
Models standards and expectations of Christian leadership, including positivity, confidentiality and professionalism
Is an agent of change when needed, not a guardian of the status quo.
Possesses at least an Associate degree in accounting or bookkeeping is preferred.
Qualifying experience will be considered.
Must have experience with accounting software.
Has computer experience with Excel, Word, etc.
Is a strong administrator and organizes time without micromanagement.
Attends regular meetings of assigned committees and staff.
Works in a team.
Responsibilities and Desired Outcomes:
Attend church council, finance committee and charge conference meetings.
Implement Standard Operating Procedures as approved by the Finance Committee.
Arrange for and complete the annual audit in a timely fashion, provide information as requested, and report findings to the Annual Conference using outside auditors or an internal audit committee.
Provide regular reports to the finance committee as required by the committee and to other church leaders as requested.
Work with the treasure of the annual conference and general boards on required remittances, paying them promptly.
Work with the pastor, who is responsible for all phases of the work of the local church.
Prepare checks and arrange for appropriate signatures. Maintain documentation supporting disbursements.
Prepare and submit payroll for direct deposit, using an outside service, and arrange the payment of appropriate payroll taxes and other deductions withheld on behalf of the employees of the church.
Prepare and file all payroll taxes, sales tax reimbursement requests and any other tax-related issues.
Keep track of all disbursements using the church’s accounting software.
Supervise and reconcile account cash balances to ensure that adequate cash is maintained for expenses. Make recommendations to the finance committee for investment of excess cash balances.
Provide giving statements to church donors.
Acknowledge memorial donations to the giver and to the family.
Receive and deposit preschool tuition, prepare payroll for preschool staff, and pay accounts payable related to preschool. Provide financial reports to the Preschool Director and Preschool Council on a monthly basis. Provide tax receipts for tuition paid upon request of parents. Work with Preschool Director to establish and implement appropriate tuition invoicing procedures.
Work with the Finance Committee and Preschool Director and Council to establish church and preschool budgets.
Other related duties as assigned.
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