****PLEASE READ BEFORE APPLYING – MUST HAVE CHURCH AND/OR NON-PROFIT EXPERIENCE TO APPLY****
Why Work Here?
“Join a passionate, mission-focused, hardworking, and fun group of people at a loving Presbyterian Church in Downtown Atlanta.”
Central Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA is seeking an experienced full-time Church Business Administrator to lead the business, operations and financial affairs of the church. This person will have supervision of administrative, financial, and maintenance staff, oversight of office operations, kitchen activities, facilities use by internal and external groups, and property upkeep, repair and management. The Church Business Administrator will be the key point of contact for external contractors and service providers, including third-party accountants, insurance providers, and IT hardware and software support service used by church staff.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a high level of integrity and dependability, compassion, and an understanding of confidentiality issues. They will report directly to the Senior Pastor for the efficient execution of the business and administrative affairs of Central Presbyterian Church.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Supervises administrative, kitchen and maintenance staff.
- Work with administrative staff to maintain the Church’s master calendar, acting as focal point for all external requests to schedule building use. Coordinate closely with pastoral and program staff to ensure timely review of usage requests and ensure updated communication of the master calendar is provided to all staff members.
- Serve as contact point for any external parties associated with events taking place at the church, such as caterers, event planners, equipment managers, etc. Ensure set up for scheduled events is appropriately managed and building grounds are properly maintained during and following these events.
- Act as primary contact for the Church’s external IT service provider. Collaborate to ensure that software and hardware infrastructure and security are up-to-date and meet the needs of the staff and congregation.
- Maintain ongoing communications with senior pastor and other members of the staff as needed concerning the maintenance, upkeep and usage of the church grounds and IT infrastructure.
- Ensure insurance, health and safety standards for church building and grounds comply with all regulations.
- Supervise the bookkeeper and contract accountants to provide adequate management of accounts payable and receivable, contributions and pledge processing, record keeping, tax liabilities, and compliance with laws and regulations governing financial management.
- Administer payroll, benefits, and pension submissions.
- Renew annual corporate registrations.
- Review Child Development Center policies and procedures to ensure compliance with CPC standards and expectations.
- Review financial statements prepared by an outside accounting firm for reasonability and for obvious errors (based on knowledge of operations and based on budgets). Investigating anything that seems unexpected or incorrect and correcting as needed. Being able to explain results as needed prior to submitting them to the Finance Committee.
- Attend all staff meetings. Chair weekly meetings with administrative staff and ensure that effective coordination occurs between administrative staff and the rest of the church staff.
- Serve as staff liaison to Finance and Administration Committees.
- Ensure staff training and development is conducted annually as needs arise.
- Maintain a fair and healthy work environment for all employees of CPC.
- Oversee the maintenance of personnel records and current job descriptions on all paid church staff.
- Collaborate with the Head of Staff and Personnel Committee to maintain a current Personnel Policy and Procedures Manual concurrent with all current labor laws and regulations for church staff
- Manage the Kitchen staff to coordinate food needs for the church weekly to include special events, funerals, Sunday lunches, and committee support.
- Responsible for the safety and security of the church staff through managing of the 3rd party security team.
- Establish and maintain an accurate inventory of all assets in the church office (furniture, fixtures, office equipment, computers, other)
- Bachelor’s degree required (preferably in Business Administration)
- MUST HAVE CHURCH AND/OR NON-PROFIT EXPERIENCE
- ACS and/or willingness to learn
- 5+ years of experience in management with non-profit and/or religious organizations
- Desire to train and supervise staff of 10 people
- Ability to work cooperatively with staff, volunteers and congregation
- Demonstrates proficiency in interpersonal and group presentation verbal and written communication skills
- Must be able to prioritize and efficiently manage multiple tasks
About Central Presbyterian Church:
Central Presbyterian Church is a welcoming community dedicated to diversity and inclusivity. People of different races, gender identities, sexual orientation, ages, educational levels, housing statuses and religious backgrounds gather to worship together, united by a desire to worship God and follow Jesus’s example in our lives. Our clergy and lay leaders are a cross-section of our community. These attributes are reflected in the offices of Central, where staff are upbeat, talented, hardworking and fun-loving.
Central is located in downtown Atlanta, directly across from the Georgia State Capitol, and draws its membership from across the greater Atlanta area. We are convenient to the Five Points and Georgia State MARTA stations, and free parking is available in the garage at 180 Central Avenue.
Address: 201 Washington Street SW, Atlanta, GA 30303
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:00am-4:00pm EST; Friday, 8:00am-12:30pm EST
Central is both an equal-opportunity employer and a Christian, nonprofit, religious organization. We conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, marital status, parental status, or disability of an otherwise-qualified individual. The status of Central as an equal-opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment which is central to our stated religious purpose and day-to-day operations.