Served by: Shepherd of Anchor Ministries

Serves: Elder Board, Finance Ministry Leadership Team, Accountant, Accounts Payable Specialist, and various volunteers

Works: 40 hours per week, administratively exempt


The Director of Finance oversees all accounting, reporting, and financial oversight of the church.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Senior-level accounting experience (nonprofit preferred)
  • Experience with Blackbaud and Paycom, or similar software
  • Visionary, strategic thinker, and planner able to forecast future needs
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data for the purpose of improving systems and maximizing financial performance
  • Strong communication and coaching skills, able to educate department heads in using Blackbaud for financial reports
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Knowledge of 501(c)(3) giving regulations
  • Familiar with labor and payroll laws


Reporting & Analysis—45%

  • Payroll oversight and reporting
  • Strategically reviews opportunities for margin, efficiency, utilization, and cost improvements
  • Forecasts future needs depending on trend analysis
  • Quarterly sales and use tax
  • File annual special exemptions
  • Coordinate the financial aspects of the annual audit
  • Budget reporting and review
  • Leadership role in the FMLT (Finance Ministry Leadership Team)
  • Participates in staff meetings, HR team meetings, and Anchor team meetings

Accounting & Bookkeeping—40%

  • Budget planning, implementation, and control
  • Banking, general ledger maintenance and review
  • Ensures the integrity of financial matters so all accounting policies and practices are compliant with IRS etc.
  • Accounts payable oversight; review all fixed assets, use tax, and appropriate approvals
  • Retirement plans, stock donations, trust, and estate administration
  • Oversee all church credit card accounts and staff expense reports

Special Projects—15%

Please click on the following link to apply for the position: Employment Application

Before submitting a resume and cover letter, please read Fullerton Free’s Statement of Faith. All applicants confirm they have reviewed and are in full agreement with each part of the Statement of Faith. Submission of a resume and cover letter constitutes an affirmation of alignment with Fullerton Free’s Statement of Faith.