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West End United Methodist Church

Church Financial Officer

West End United Methodist Church


Job Summary

West End United Methodist Church seeks a full-time Church Financial Officer (CFO). The CFO manages the daily financial operations, prepares financial statements, and works with ministerial and lay leadership to maintain adequate cash flow to meet the church’s financial objectives.  The CFO is charged with overall responsibility for ensuring all financial processes comply with our documented policies and procedures, and for providing leadership to ensure the church is operating within budget. This person is also responsible for overseeing the Giving Committee of the church. 

Job Responsibilities

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Duties include daily financial operations, ensuring that a stewardship plan is in place, and supervisory responsibilities.


The knowledge and skills required for this position include:

• Excellent knowledge of standard accounting practices.

• A process-oriented and organized individual.

• Strong analytical thinking skills and ability to convey complex financial concepts to a broader audience in a concise manner.

• Self-motivated, independent worker with strong leadership and collaborative skills.

•Ability to maintain strict confidence and communicate in a professional manner.

• Ability to deal effectively and cooperatively with all types of personalities, including staff and church members.

• Ability to manage contractors, vendors, and salespeople.

• Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word

• ACS software.

• A desire to work in a Christian faith-centered environment.

• 5+ years of accounting experience or related field.

• Bachelors in Accounting, Finance or related business field.

West End UMC is an equal employment opportunity employer. Church membership is not a requirement of this position.

Additional Information


  • Health Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Long-term disability
  • Life
  • Paid-time off
  • Retirement/matching contribution
  • Tuition discount for the WEUMC Preschool

How to Apply

Please complete our online application at:


  • Date Posted: July 28, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Accounting / Financial Management
  • Service Area: Religious
  • Start Date: 09/01/2022
  • Salary Range: 65,000-73,000