First United Methodist Church of Marietta is seeking a full-time Administrator to lead the day-to-day operations of our large, traditional church just north of Atlanta. The Administrator is responsible for finance, human resources, facilities management, food service and general office administration so that we may grow in faith and serve in love in our community and beyond. Our church mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
Prepare the annual budget and manage the cash flow position of the church including oversight of the banking, investment, and loan/line of credit positions. Direct and lead the financial staff, responsible for all accounting functions including accounts payable, posting of contributions, payroll, and audits. Develop and maintain adequate financial controls.
Utilize church financial software (multiple programs) to prepare all financial reports, and all quarterly and annual contribution statements to donors. Provide accounting support and reporting for capital campaigns and fundraising.
Advise other staff on financial matters and compliance with budget and policies.
Administer the salary budget for clergy and lay staff including payment of wages and housing and appropriate deductions for taxing authorities as approved by the Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC). Implement salary adjustments and/or bonuses as authorized.
Manage the employee benefits programs including medical, dental, disability, COBRA, paid time off (PTO), life insurance and the 403(b) savings plan for the lay staff and act as liaison with North Georgia Conference of the UMC for clergy benefit administration.
Perform all pre-employment screening of applicants including background checks and I-9 documents. Maintain personnel files for all staff. Coordinate annual performance reviews.
Provide input to Senior Minister and SPRC on issues of compliance, working with legal counsel when required or requested as relates to employee matters. Recommend changes and requisite updates to the Employee Handbook and implement changes with lay staff upon approval by SPRC.
Coordinate training programs for lay staff including CPR, first aid and safety/emergency procedures.
Facilities and Food Service:
Supervise the Facilities Manager, Food Service Supervisor, and all maintenance, housekeeping and kitchen staff to oversee the equipment, operation, cleanliness, safety, security and upkeep of all church facilities, grounds and vehicles.
Oversee the church calendar and scheduling of all events to provide appropriate space and setups for meetings of the congregation and the non-profit community, including appropriate collection of fees.
Ensure compliance with licensing, fire and safety codes, and food service regulations as well as evaluate property insurance programs and recommend updates to Facilities Usage Guidelines..
General Administration and Legal:
Coordinate the work of administrative assistants and the receptionist in support of the various ministries and programs.
Ensure compliance with all applicable governmental regulations and requirements.
Negotiate contracts with external vendors and service providers. Responsible for IT, copiers and telephone systems. Assess staff office space and equipment, recommending changes and improvements.
Church Committee Responsibilities:
Attend regularly scheduled meetings of the Finance Committee, Board of Trustees, Stewardship Committee, Endowment Foundation, and Church Council with varied responsibilities for each.
Assist the Senior Minister, Program Staff and committee members as needed.
Minimum 5 years of management experience
Financial background a must
Knowledge of The United Methodist Church preferred