Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

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Job Description

Accounting / Finance - Full-time


Job Title: Chief Financial Officer


Department: Administration


Reporting Relationship: Chief Executive Officer


Days Worked: Daily M-F


Required Hours: Full-time; 40 hours per week, exempt


Benefit Eligible: Yes


Position Summary:


This individual manages and oversees all financial and corporate affairs of the organization and provides full reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors. This individual also is a member of the Executive team that provides visionary leadership and direction for the operations of the organization.


Specific Responsibilities:




  • Manage and oversee all financial affairs of the organization

  • Establish and maintain proper financial policies, financial procedures, and internal controls, develop and maintain calendars and checklists

  • Maintain proper documentation of all accounting transactions and journal entries

  • Manage business and financial operations, maintain specific knowledge of organization income, expenditures, assets and liabilities

  • Prepare monthly financial statements and provide regular reporting

  • Develop the annual budget, monitor variances and provide regular reporting

  • Maintain banking relationships and reconcile accounts

  • Cooperate with the auditing firm in the preparation of the annual audit

  • Prepare required government and licensing reports and ensure timely filing

  • Provide budget or cost analysis as needed for executive management or program directors

  • Manage the endowment fund in coordination with the investment management firm

  • Participate in quarterly Board Finance Subcommittee meetings

  • Schedule and participate in annual or as needed Board Investment Subcommittee meetings




  • Supervise finance and human resource assistant(s)

  • Participate in monthly or as needed Executive meetings, provide financial insight and leadership

  • Assist with decisions regarding the management of office functions (IT, facilities, etc.)



Human Resources:


  • Oversee human resource administration in coordination with the HR consultant

  • Assist with development of human resource policies and procedures, develop and maintain calendars and checklists

  • Maintain employee handbook and proper employment forms

  • Maintain proper documentation of personnel information

  • Manage administration of employee benefits

  • Monitor and respond to Michigan UIA claims


  • Manage the system structure and use of the donor database

  • Maintain proper donation records, ensure timely receipting

  • Provide reporting and regular mailing lists for fundraising department, provide mailings for tax receipts and pledge statements

  • Participate in fundraising event administration; manage subsequent data entry to completion

  • Review and edit fundraising materials




  • Maintain insurance coverage(s) and handle claims

  • Oversee equipment and supply purchases and inventory, manage leases and service agreements

  • Other special projects as determined by the Chief Executive Officer


Position Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required (CPA preferred) with at least 5 years of experience in a finance management role; non-profit experience a plus

  • Expertise in Excel with knowledge of advanced features

  • Expertise in Word with knowledge of merge features

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • High attention to detail

  • High level of accuracy

  • High level of integrity

  • Expertise in analytical processes

  • Ability to learn, teach, and inform

  • Ability to remain focused and calm under pressure of multiple tasks and interruptions

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality while working with highly sensitive data

  • Ability to build and retain positive relationships

  • Flexible and able to work an occasional evening and/or weekend (additional hours may be required for staff development, during an event season, or as requested by supervisor)



PRC Core Competencies & Requirements:


  • Client Focus

  • Interpersonal Savvy

  • Managing and Measuring Work

  • Resourcefulness with Problem Solving

  • Ethics & Integrity

  • Priority Setting

  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, exhibited by a focus on prayer, study of the Bible, and interactions with others


  • In agreement with the vision and mission of the PRC

  • Compliant with safety procedures and policies as outlined by the PRC

  • Eligible to work in the United States


*This job description is not all-inclusive and is subject to change according to the needs and vision of the ministry.