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Financial Controller

Vineyard Church North Phoenix
Glendale, Arizona, United States

Date Posted: 02/28/2018
Categories: Business/Administration - Other
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Financial Controller

The Financial Controller manages and directs the financial systems of VCNP.


Accountable to Director of Operations


Job Qualifications

  • Must have in-depth knowledge of Accounting and its procedures
  • Must have extensive general ledger knowledge
  • Proven Managerial skills
  • Must have 3+ years of comparable job experience
  • Must possess strong analytical skills
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects and teams in a detailed and organized fashion
  • Must be able to work independently and remain motivated
  • Must become an active member of VCNP (Must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, must be a regular attender, must tithe, and must be a small group participant)
  • Must have a willing/cooperative spirit, a servant’s attitude, and be sensitive to pastoral staff and ministry needs
  • Knowledge of “Fund Accounting” is desirable


Primary Responsibilities and Duties

  • Oversee weekly contribution counting, processing, deposit, and reporting
    • Oversee preparation of contribution statements
    • Maintain weekly attendance and giving records
    • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
    • Prepare Quarterly attendance and giving report
  • Oversee finance department functions, such as Disbursement, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable
    • Constantly enhance VCNP’s business processes and information flow
    • Work with Accounting Specialist to enter Accounts Payable into church software
    • Oversee Payroll
    • Review and audit expense reports for people who travel
    • Review contracts for accuracy and sign off on contracts
    • Oversee facility insurance policies
    • Oversee transfer of funds between General Fund and bank accounts
    • Oversee donated stocks and securities
  • Assist Executive Staff in preparing annual operating and capital budgets
    • Track budget throughout the year and help staff stay in or under budget
    • Maintain General Ledger integrity by constant review of income and expenses
  • Work with and report to the board as they request
    • Prepare monthly financial reports and analyze variances from the financial plan for the board members
  • Maintain and enhance system of internal and external audit processes
    • Work with outside auditing firms to make sure we are practicing good financial stewardship methods
  • Keep up to date on all articles, laws, reports, etc. which are pertinent to VCNP’s operation and keep staff notified of changes
  • Oversee Accounting Specialist
    • Understand and be able to perform all function of Accounting Specialist’s job
    • When needed act as back-up for Accounting Specialist
    • Do bi-annual reviews of Accounting Specialist
    • Evaluate Accounting Specialist job performance regularly
  • Oversee HR Assistant
    • Understand and be able to perform all functions of HR Assistant’s job
    • When needed act as back-up for HR Assistant
    • Do bi-annual reviews of HR Assistant
    • Evaluate HR Assistant’s job performance regularly
    • Help and advise HR Assistant in checking for new benefit packages or opportunities
  • Oversee Sacred Grounds Bookstore
    • Work with Bookstore Manager to maintain financial and ministerial viability of Bookstore
    • Evaluate and assist Bookstore Manager on a regular basis
    • Do bi-annual reviews of Bookstore Manager
  • Oversee Sacred Grounds Coffee Bar
    • Work with Coffee Bar Manager to maintain financial and ministerial viability of Bookstore
    • Evaluate and assist Coffee Bar Manager on a regular basis
    • Do bi-annual reviews of Coffee Bar Manager
  • Oversee financial counseling ministry


Vineyard Church of North Phoenix offers a benefit package which includes, health, dental, paid holidays and a 403B.


Please send resume to Jim Hummel,