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Director of Administration & Treasurer / GCFA

Primary Role(s):
• MANAGE FINANCIAL SERVICES
• RECEIVE AND DISBURSE GENERAL CHURCH FUNDS
• PARTNER WITH CF&A TO OVERSEE THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE BUDGET
• STRATEGIC PLANNING AND FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
• OVERSEE ADMINISTRATION OF THE COMPENSATION FOR LAY AND CLERGY STAFF
• MANAGE SPECIAL CAMPAIGN FUNDS
• OVERSEE THE MANAGEMENT OF THE HEALTHCARE FUND
• MANAGE PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Review journal entries, checks, EFT (electronic funds transfers) payments, and general ledger for accuracy and appropriateness. Approve EFT payments in the bank online system.
• Respond to inquiries and requests relating to budgets, expenses and revenue, etc.
• Review monthly bank reconciliations and reconciliations between the general ledger and benefits billing systems.
• Review the financial reports for the funds invested in the Wisconsin United Methodist Foundation for accuracy, appropriateness, and/or reasonableness. Prepare annual spreadsheet and journal entry to track and enter transactions for these funds into the general ledger.
• Monitor balances in various bank and investment accounts.
• Communicate about, calculate repayment schedules, and monitor repayment of mortgage loans provided to District Superintendents through the Board of Trustees Parsonage Fund.
• Manage annual audit process for Conference and Episcopal Office audits.
• Prepare general ledgers in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
• Prepare analyses of fixed assets, property taxes, interfund transfers and receivables and payables, various balance sheet accounts, restricted and designated funds, etc. for financial statement reporting under GAAP.
• Communicate salary/wage and benefits information to new staff, when changes occur, and for staff members’ final paychecks.
• Review biweekly payroll records for accuracy and appropriateness. Prepare or review payroll-related calculations (pay amounts for new/terminated staff, etc.) and changes.
• Monitor the balances and activity in the investment accounts held at the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits and make transfers as necessary.
• Summarize prior year budgets, actual results, budgetary requests, and proposed amounts. Input the Conference-approved budget, adding new accounts and deleting old ones, and including additional detail as necessary, into the accounting system.
• Maintain liaison with Joint Board of Pension and Health Benefits, Council on Finance & Administration, Board of Trustees, and Conference Personnel Committee.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or relevant concentration is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
• CPA Strongly desired.
• Minimum of four to five years of finance/accounting experience.
• Two to three years’ previous experience in supervisory position, preferred.
• Must possess knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Experience with Financial IT systems integration and implementation is a plus.
• Membership in the United Methodist Church preferred.

Email resume and cover letter to Human Resources via email at jobs@gcfa.org.

Deadline for Application: July 3 2019