Assistant Finance Director

I. Purpose of the Job

The Assistant Finance Director (AFD) is responsible for supporting the Executive Pastor of Business Operations from a fiscal leadership perspective. The AFD has the opportunity to influence strategy. AFD will help with a range of administrative and financial tasks. These may involve assisting with billing invoices, preparing budgets, managing cash flow, and requesting information from colleagues regarding purchase orders.

Reporting to the Executive Pastor of Business Operations (EPBO), the Assistant Finance Director will be responsible for all financial areas of the organization, including finance, accounting, budgeting, forecasting, analysis, reporting, financial services, contract negotiation, contract management, and compliance. The position is strongly oriented toward establishing and maintaining a consultative, strategic business partner role with EPBO.

The AFD will ensure good stewardship of Radiant Church’s resources, protect the financial integrity of Radiant Church, and assist in the preparation for the financial future of Radiant Church. With a strong eye for details, the AFD must be a forward-thinking visionary. A planner who anticipates barriers and forecasts future needs.

II. Experience and Knowledge Required

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting/Finance (minimum)
  • Accounting experience and skills
  • Proven track record and experience in managing a complex, fast-moving, changing organization to carry out the mission and values of the ministry and managing cash flow.
  • Experience in a complex environment that utilizes self-directing teams for aggressive results.
  • Possess the ability to develop realistic pro forma financial projections, decision support tools, cost reporting metrics, and a working knowledge of productivity management systems.
  • Improve reporting systems and reports for the Lead Pastor, Executive Pastors, Trustees, Location Pastors, and Department Directors.
  • Be a leader in educating the department heads in using financial reports, statistical analyses, productivity benchmarking, and the budgeting process.
  • Work closely with outside auditors to ensure that all financial systems are working at a high level.
  • Affirm the mission, vision, values, and doctrines of Radiant Church.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:


  • Assist in managing finance team
  • Lead the In-Person Giving weekly count team
  • Bank deposits
  • Ensure Bills are paid
  • Running Reports (weekly and as requested)
  • Strategic, creative development
  • Assist in implementation of new systems


  • Assisting to ensure that the financial budgets are in line with the vision (Trustees initiatives), values, and annual goals of Radiant Church
  • Assisting to ensure ministries have the financial resources they need to effectively run their ministry
  • Assist in developing and managing all church budgets

Risk Management

  • Assist in design and implementation of internal controls for all financial matters

Strategic Planning

  • Assist with developing and communicating financial strategy for obtaining goals
  • Reports as required by Executive Pastor of Business Operations (EPOB)

Weekly Responsibilities

  • Office hours from 9-5 Monday-Friday
  • Participate and serve at all church-wide events
  • Sit one, serve one each Sunday


  • We Pray First
  • We Pursue Excellence
  • We Celebrate Diversity
  • We Stay Flexible
  • We Make It Fun


Job Application - Assistant Finance Director

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