Illinois Great Rivers Conference seeks director of finance and administrative services

11/10/2017

The Illinois Great Rivers Annual Conference is seeking an individual to oversee all financial, administrative and employee benefits systems.

Essential functions:

  • Manage financial services
  • Provide strategic planning and financial analyses
  • Act as conference benefits officer
  • Manage personnel administration
  • Manage collection of statistical data
  • Manage non-clergy legal issues/concerns
  • Provide finance and administration issues resourcing
  • Assist the conference board of trustees in the management of conference owned property, excluding camps
  • Serve as liaison with conference boards/committees

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or relevant concentration is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 to 5 years of accounting/finance experience.
  • 2 to 3 years previous experience in supervisory position preferred.
  • CPA strongly desired.
  • Must possess knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with financial IT systems integration and implementation is a plus.
  • Experience in non-profit accounting and/or church business administration is desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as a team member and to work independently.
  • Be in harmony with the vision, mission, and core values of The United Methodist Church.
  • Familiarity with United Methodist polity and discipline.

Email resume and cover letter to jobs@gcfa.org.

The Illinois Great Rivers Conference is an equal opportunity employer. No staffing agencies or recruitment firms.