Business Manager



  • Bachelor Degree – preferable in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or Human Resources  
    (CPA preferred but not required) 

  • Minimum 5 years related experience 

  • Strong understanding of accounting, budgeting, HR and fund accounting in a church or non-profit.   

  • Successful supervisory experience preferred 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Manage and oversee all aspects of the Church’s financial policies and practices 

  • Effectively supervise a staff of 2-3 departmental employees and volunteers 

  • Manage and assist in the development of Church budgets while assisting department heads in administration of their budgets 

  • Manage and oversee all day to day accounting operations for Church and Weekday Programs 

  • Develop and maintain the system of financial controls that ensure the Church’s assets are adequately safeguarded including effective banking relationships 

  • Prepare all financial statements and reports for internal and external uses (budget, charge conf, etc) 

  • Work closely with church committees including Finance and Staff Parish to attain targeted goals. 

  • Perform as necessary general accounting functions including cash management/reconciliation, financial reporting, balance sheet management, and all related financial reports as needed 

     Human Resources 

  • Provide leadership and mentoring to the Business/financial Office 

  • Supervise the recruitment, selection, training, development, evaluation, cross training, and discipline of finance department staff members 

  • Implement and maintain consistent Performance Evaluation program for all Church Staff as well as disciplinary discussions and exit interviews when required 

  • Review and assist in hiring activities with other departments 

  • Develop a new hire orientation and complete onboarding of all new hires 

  • Maintain employee files and financial records in compliance with governmental standards 

  • Oversee payroll process 

  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures manual for critical financial functions 

  • Maintain the employee handbook and update as required.  Ensure all governmental compliance is being met for FMLA, W/C, ADA, HIPAA, etc… 

Contact: John Bullock

Church/Org/Business Name: Covenant Church United Methodist

Address: 1526 Skeet Club Rd High Point NC 27265

Phone: 336-841-3242

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