The Director, Finance is responsible for managing and directing all finances for Concord Church and Harmony CDC. Responsibilities include data analysis, budget forecasting, overseeing accounts and budgets, and making financial decisions that will promote long-term financial gain.
The Director, Finance exhibits the Four Core Values of Concord Church:
Boldness for Christ
Unapologetically representing Christ to the world.
Direct and monitor all financial activity of Concord Church and Harmony CDC.
Manage cashflow for Concord Church and Harmony CDC.
Outline and implement budget plans for Concord Church and Harmony CDC
Prepare financial statements monthly and annually, as needed.
Compiles and analyzes financial information from all components of organizational entity, and develops integrated revenue/expense analysis, projections, budgets and reports.
Coordinates, compiles and analyzes annual financial statements for the organization and its component units, utilizing complex spreadsheets and database applications.
Under direction of CFO, performs and/or oversees strategic, broad-impact financial analysis, and reporting.
Leads and coordinates the design and implementation of financial/accounting/budget systems and reports.
Develop and implement finance dashboard to organize reports; cash flow, payroll reports, budget reports, and auditor reports.
Oversee cash flow process by providing CFO details related to all inflow and outflow of cash, including analysis and consolidation.
Oversee all accounting work and set-up internal and external audits to ensure the accuracy of all information.
Data analysis and reporting to strategically forecast financial trends; maintain integrity of report data, reconcile data to main accounting system, and update reports with changed to accounting system.
Advise investment team on solid financial decision making to increase profits and minimize loss for the organization.
Provide strategic financial planning advice to upper management for long-term growth.
Establish internal work processes for the financial department (including accounting and contributions) and monitor progress.
Maintain and manage investor and client relationships.
Analyze and interpret financial data and present the information with reports and presentations to CFO and Board of Directors.
Manage cash from any outside grants for funding.
Stay abreast of current market trends and act accordingly.
Assess organizational spending and work to reduce costs.
Manage the finance department, training new employees as necessary, etc.
Collaborates with CFO to ensure consistent reporting and adherence to federal and state financial reporting regulations and guidelines, and conformity with non-profit fiscal policies and procedures.
Clear understanding of and adhere to current laws and regulations.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; skilled in the art of negotiation.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong supervisory and leadership skills; business and financial acumen.
Strong interpersonal skills with the propensity to successfully foster new and maintain long-standing business relationships.
Thorough knowledge of financial forecasting, accounting principles, and financial data analysis.
Knowledge of and experience with varied finance information systems.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related business software.
Education and Experience
A BS/BA degree from an accredited college/university; MBA or MA/MS in Business Management, Finance. Accounting or related field.
Master’s degree and/or CPA preferred.
A minimum of 5 years of experience in a senior finance position.
An employee in this position primarily works in a typical office environment, and uses computers, calculators, telephones, printers, and other office equipment to fulfill the position duties.
An employee in this position is required to walk, hear, speak, and stand to inspect the inventory and interact with customers, church members, and volunteers.
Work is conducted in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
The ability to manage stress, build professional and collaborative relationships, and reason through complex church business situations is required.
A flexible schedule is required since this position requires evening and weekend work due to scheduled events.
Concord Church Membership
This position is required to be a member of Concord Church. Employees in this position are expected to sincerely hold the same religious beliefs as expressed by Concord Church.