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Director of Finance

Streamwood, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 03/13/2012
Categories: Accounting - Management
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Awana helps churches and parents worldwide raise children and youth to know, love and serve Christ. Based in suburban Chicago, Awana is the only organization with fully integrated evangelism and discipleship programs for ages 2 to 18 that actively involves parents, church leaders and mentors. Each week, more than one million kids take part in Awana in over 25,000 churches in the U.S. and around the world.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the Awana Director of Finance. The Director of Finance leads and manages the corporate finance, accounting and decision support services departments and provides leadership and direction on budgeting, financial analysis and other decision making activities for our ministry. Responsibilities include planning and developing financial policies and procedures to ensure the fiscal integrity of the ministry and ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting standards and statutory regulations.

Qualified candidates must be a certified public accountant and have a minimum of five years management level experience leading financial and decision support activities, preferably in nonprofit finance operations. Experience in nonprofit compliance issues is required. This position requires excellent communication and presentation skills, as well as excellent detail orientation.

Applicants must be able to communicate Christian values and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others. For consideration, please apply to visit our website at To see all Awana job opportunities, please visit

*Will consider local candidates only*