The Finance Administrator enables and supports the ministry of the church by administering the day-to-day cash flows and accounting functions including contribution processing and reporting, accounts payable, payroll administration, general ledger maintenance and bank account management for all Fellowship campuses as well as by assisting the Finance Director as needed.
Payroll (payroll processing, setup and maintenance of employee records, 403(b) plan enrollment and maintenance, clergy payroll issues, etc.).
Contributions processing and reporting (physical count of offerings, online giving, tracking and reporting, donor statements, etc.).
General ledger accounting (recurring journal entries, reconciliations, monthly close, etc.).
Direct supervision of part-time finance assistant.
Donor, staff & vendor inquiries.
Training of church staff in proper processes and procedures.
Bank account reconciliations.
Other duties as assigned by Finance Director.
Organized and able to set priorities, manage multiple tasks, and consistently meet deadlines.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
High level of integrity, trustworthiness and ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
Comfortable with routine tasks yet flexible enough to adapt to a dynamic environment.
Strong credit history and track record of responsible personal financial management.
Strong interpersonal and relational skills and able to communicate effectively and interact tactfully with all levels of staff, outside vendors and church members/volunteers.
Commitment to ongoing professional growth and learning.
Ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively with others when required.
Ability to work more than 40 hours per week seasonally as workload dictates.
Committed to Fellowship’s mission, values and beliefs.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION (MINIMUM)
Minimum five years of relevant hands-on accounting/bookkeeping experience. Experience in a large church environment is a big plus.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or degree in finance or related field with significant accounting coursework. (Extensive experience in accounting/bookkeeping maybe given consideration as a substitute.)
Experience and demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly MS-Excel (intermediate level).
Minimum of two years of experience supervising the work of others.
Strong typing/keyboarding skills and proficiency in use of a 10-key numeric keypad.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION (DESIRABLE)
Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for nonprofit organizations.
Experience working with the following software applications: Sage Intacct, Ministry Platform, Nexonia or other comparable tools.
Familiarity and experience with the tax and reporting aspects of charitable contributions including a working knowledge of various giving methods.
Familiarity and experience with the unique aspects of clergy compensation and taxation.
CPA, CMA or CGMA designation.
Strong background in the development and implementation of processes and procedures.
About Fellowship Bible Church of Little Rock
Fellowship Bible Church is a nondenominational church whose mission is making disciples who live by God's grace and for His glory at home and across the world. Located in Arkansas' state capital and largest city in the heart of the natural state, Fellowship celebrates its fortieth birthday this year. Birthed from a vision to equip followers of Christ to be and make disciples, we have grown from the early years of meeting in homes to a weekend attendance of over 3,500 adults and a missions outreach that spans the globe. Fellowship has three campuses in the central Arkansas metropolitan area and hopes to add more in the near future as God leads.