Job Description

Position Summary: Responsible for managing the general ledger accounting and accounts payable functions. Assist with the development of the overall strategic planning, performance goal setting, and objectives for the Accounting Department. Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including customers and advisors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervision:
  1. Provide strategic vision, manage, and advise staff assigned to the contributions, general ledger accounting, accounts payable, and purchasing functional areas.
  2. Oversight and accountability for all aspects of Team, including technical development, professional development, coaching/mentoring
  3. Effectively delegate and foster an environment conducive to learning and cross-training
  4. Maintain oversight of volunteers and cash receipt functions of this team.

  • Payroll:
  1. Ensure necessary entries are captured in the General Ledger based on reporting provided by Human Resources

  • Cash Management:
  1. Monitors weekly cash flow and submits monthly cash flow and bank balances report to Executive Director.
  2. Monitors revenue and expenses on a weekly basis and makes recommendations to Executive as needed.
  3. Assist with the assessment of debt financing needs for major projects and/or equipment purchases.

  • Budgeting
  1. Assist with the annual budget process as needed.

  • Financial Management:
  1. Assist with the development of the company’s financial strategy across all areas, challenge assumptions and decision-making when appropriate, and provide financial analysis and guidance.
  2. Lead the external audit process; including ensuring staff in various functional areas prepare the necessary analysis and reconciliations for the external audit.
  3. Reviews and approves journal entries prepared by staff.
  4. Assist in the development of written policies and procedure manuals that are consistent with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  5. Ensures the integrity of the overall general ledger preparation.
  6. Assist in the establishment and execution of best accounting practices to comply with excellent internal controls.
  7. Ensures the accuracy and timeliness of the monthly and annual financial package distribution to management.
  8. Coordinate the preparation and distribution of specific financial & statistical period end, budget and board reports.
  9. Initiate change management and other process improvements to maximize productivity and efficiency within the division.

  • Banking Relationships:
  1. Maintain the company’s banking relationships with various banking institutions,
  2. Oversee the company’s credit cards systems, including selecting appropriate vendors for credit or purchasing cards.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • CPA Preferred
  • Financial Management Experience including:
  1. Experience in Accounting
  2. Experience in Budgeting
  • Excellent English Communication skills, both verbal and written
  • 5+ years in Management Experience
  • Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision-making
  • High Integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance.

*If interested in applying, please apply at www.faithchapel.net/careers


Experience Required
6 – 10 years
Education Required
Bachelor’s degree
Job Type
Full-time

Location
Birmingham, Alabama
Denomination
Non-Denominational
Church Size
3,000-5,000