TITLE: CONTROLLER/BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS TO: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
The Controller/Business Administrator is responsible for the business operations of the church, which includes operating as Controller, and ensures good stewardship of CLC’s financial, human, technological and physical assets. The Controller/Business Administrator is responsible for maintaining a high-level of accountability and trust with our business partners, community, and congregation by practicing excellence in business ethics.
The Controller/Business Administrator is directly accountable for following all official and functional procedures and policies of Christian Life Center and is expected to engage in cooperative actions and relationships with the staff and congregation. On occasion, you may not agree with the philosophy or procedure used, but loyalty and support of the Lead Pastor and the rest of the staff is essential.
• Lead the Operations Team Leaders (I.T., Database, HR, Facilities, and Marketing and Engagement) to encourage unity and internal support of the ministry teams, while keeping the systems fiscally and legally responsible.
• Manage the Finance team - responsible for accounts payable, purchasing and receiving functions
• Represent the church in legal and financial matters – like the contracted financial review process, 501c3 matters, IRS issues, property, and liability insurance - while mitigating risk
• Oversee accurate balance for multiple bank accounts, monthly bank reconciliation
• Create monthly financial statements and maintain chart of accounts
• Facilitate the budget process - from launch until finalization of the Annual Reports
• Forecast expansion costs and propose capital sources.
• Perform any other duties as requested by the church leadership.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time, to talk and hear, to sit, to bend, reach and stoop, to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.