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Mill Creek Foursquare

Business Administrator

Mill Creek Foursquare
Lynnwood, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 05/26/2006
Categories: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Position Purpose:
The Business Administrator/Facilities Coordinator, with the delegated authority of the Lead Pastor and Church Financial Council, will give specific oversight and handle the daily functions of the Finance Department as well as oversee the Facilities Department, including facilities staff, facilities schedules and maintenance needs.

Job Description:
Responsible for all accounting and bookkeeping functions including payroll, taxes, accounts payable, general ledger, monthly/quarterly/annual internal reporting, bank reconciliations, daily bank relationships.
Assist the Lead Pastor and Church Council in creating and maintaining yearly budgets. Assist staff in developing workable budgets for their departments.
Create accounting system generated reports through Quickbooks and/or Excel.
Will be able to provide the Lead Pastor and Church Financial Council with accurate information and reports on a daily, weekly or monthly basis on the financial position of the church.
Attend monthly Financial Council meetings and provide all financial data needed. Communicate needs between staff and council as necessary.
Act as secretary to the Church Financial Council; prepare Council agenda and take minutes of monthly meetings.
To provide historical and current financial data to the Lead Pastor to assist in the strategic planning process in charting the growth and development of the church ministries and resources.
Provide research and input on financing options for major purchases.
Be the primary contact for all the churchs insurance programs including health, life, liability, property and casualty, all vehicles and retirement plans. All final decisions are made through the Lead Pastor and Financial Council.
Administrate contract services engaged in by the church such as: landscaping, cleaning, security, facility rentals, equipment rentals, maintenance contracts, etc.
Oversee janitorial/maintenance staff
Arrange for facilities maintenance as needed.
Schedule use of facilities for small groups, weddings, funerals, special events, etc. Be the contact between church and facility users.
Count weekend offering and prepare the bank deposit weekly.
Fill in at front desk when necessary.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills Desired
Bachelors Degree preferred.
At least two years experience as a lead bookkeeper.
Comprehensive knowledge in accounting principles; accounting test will be required.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail required.
Ability and desire to work as a member of a team.
Highly skilled in Microsoft Office products including MS Word, Excel and Outlook; Competent in QuickBooks with at least 2 years prior experience.
Basic understanding of standard employment practices in the state of Washington.