Finance Manager Job Description

Gospel Mission Church is seeking a competent, committed and creative individual to manage its finance department. 

This is a part-time or full-time position offering a competitive salary and benefits package.

Primary Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Manage and optimize GMC’s financial operations
    1. Generate and analyze reports and forecasts.
    2. Formulate smarter finance workflows, strategies, and solutions (including digital solutions).
    3. Ensure financial and accounting processes comply with internal and industry standards, and help formulate policies towards that end.
    4. Provide auditing support.
    5. Assist with budget planning.
    6. Monitor and forecast financial performance and budgetary alignment.
    7. Help identify and assess financial risk and help develop and implement risk mitigation strategies.

2. Lead and manage GMC’s finance team.

  1. Manage and optimize cash flow – collecting, processing, and distributing finances efficiently and accurately (receivables, payables, donations, HR, …), while ensuring adequate liquidity.
  2. Record, analyze and report financial data (weekly, monthly and annual reports, statement reconciliations, …)
  3. Oversee the implementation of approved financial policies and practices.
  4. Provide guidance, support and mentorship to the team, fostering a positive and productive work environment.

Qualifications, Expectations & Abilities

  • Must have strong numerical proficiency, with attention to detail.
  • Have an aptitude for financial administration and strategy.
  • Able to problem-solve and think analytically.
  • Able to function with interruptions.
  • Education and/or experience preferred.
  • Well versed and experienced with accounting software (Quickbooks, spreadsheets, …)
  • Able to initiate, organize, prioritize, plan strategically, meet deadlines, work independently, motivate self, multi-task.
  • Ability and confidence in interpersonal, verbal and written communication.
  • Able to coordinate and lead a team.
  • Enjoy being in a people related environment and working as a team.
  • Lead as a servant-leader: serving, caring for and empowering people.
  • Ability to work with people of various temperaments, gifts, passions, and backgrounds. 
  • Have a warm, open, fun and positive personality.
  • Must be emotionally, relationally and spiritually healthy (marriage, home, …)
  • Be creative and innovative, desiring to learn more. 
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and discretion (church information, ministry information, personal contract and benefits, etc.).
  • Fully agree with, model and propagate GMC’s values, practices and culture.
  • Be in full support of and alignment with all of GMC’s policies, statements, procedures and handbook.

For more information or to submit your resumé, please contact John Friesen @