First UMC Denton: Director of Finance and Administration

Date Posted: 4/30/2024

First UMC Denton, Denton, TX

Job Description

At the direction and over-sight of the Senior Pastor and church Treasurer, this role is responsible for the financial accounting, internal control, general ledger posting, reporting and analysis for the church’s and pre-school’s operations and ministries in a manner consistent with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.




  • Process/Post/Deposit contributions and receipts (check/cash/on-line/non-cash/other) to individual giving accounts and funds as indicated by donor.
  • Adhere to strict internal controls regarding handling of all fundable receipts and disbursements.
  • Process/Post employee payroll and independent contractor payments utilizing outside payroll processor within established deadlines.
  • Timely posting and payment of all properly reviewed/documented/approved accounts payable invoices/statements and credit card charges.
  • Prepares and posts all approved journal entries including interdepartmental and fund allocations, posting corrections and account reconciliations.
  • Maintains all legally required employment and vendor documentation including current I-9s, W-4s, 1099s, benefit enrollment, etc.
  • Assures proper cost accounting classification of all revenue and expense in support of budgetary and period reporting.


  • Reconciles all cash accounts to bank statements.
  • Reconciles all general ledger balance sheet accounts.
  • Reconciles all building loan account balances and covenant compliance.
  • Closes prior month’s general ledger.

Reporting and analysis responsibilities:


  • Prepare giving report summarizing the source and designation of that week’s contributions and receipts. Distribute report to Senior Pastor, pre-school’s Director and Finance committee chairperson.


  • Prepare and review comparative financial statements with Treasurer.
  • Support the analysis of income and expense performance versus budget and prior year.
  • Prepare Fund activity and balance summaries.
  • Prepare departmental and project (i.e. VBS, Mission Trip, memorials) income and expense summaries.


  • Prepare donor statements and provide to Director of Operations for review and upon approval provide to Office Manager for distribution.
  • Support investigation and response to donor inquiries.
  • Assure IRS payroll tax reporting and deposits are completed, reviewed and filed timely.


  • As directed by Director of Operations, assist in the preparation, analysis and summations of annual budgets including loading final budget into Realm.
  • Primary resource in support of the annual audit including preparation of PBC analyses and account reconciliations.
  • Input approved budget into church accounting and reporting systems.
  • Respond to worker compensation audit requests.
  • Assist in preparation and analysis of Charge Conference report.
  • Assist in Stewardship and Capital campaign reporting and analysis including receipt/tabulation, acknowledgement of pledge with giver and Realm input accuracy check.
  • Support annual Close-out reporting.


  • Prepare employee health insurance updates (NTC).
  • Provide support to Property and Liability insurance processing (NTC).


  • Maintains organized and secure files in compliance with appropriate record retention practices.  Inclusive of all contributions and receipts, journal entries, payroll and employee records, accounts payable invoices/statements, periodic reporting and analyses.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Senior Pastor or Director of Operations.


  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in accounting, finance or equivalent experience preferred.
  • 5 years of accounting experience.
  • Non-profit organization experience highly desired.


  • Realm(or other similar non-profit accounting suite) experience highly desired.
  • Functional experience in QuickBooks.
  • Demonstrable “Intermediate” skill experience within Microsoft Excel and working knowledge of Word and Power Point.

How to Apply

Email a resume to Mo Underwood, Connection Coordinator, at
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 940-382-5478


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