Financial Administrator

  • Job Posting – Financial Administrator, First Baptist Newnan – November 2022
    First Baptist Church of Newnan ( is a 2,000-member congregation with a $2.5MM operating budget located off the square of historic Newnan, Georgia. Founded in 1831, the church has a legacy of leadership in the Southern Baptist Convention. The church’s mission, “Come, Connect, Grow, Go” defines its commitment to engagement, discipleship, and missions.
    The church is seeking a full-time Financial Administrator to administer the financial affairs of the church in the areas of finance, budgeting, insurance, banking, and payroll, effective January 1, 2023.
    The successful candidate will exhibit a Christ-like spirit and a strong commitment to Godly values and lifestyle yet will be a member of a church other than First Baptist Newnan.
    - Operate a plan of financial recording and reporting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
    - Ensure that appropriate and accurate accounting records are maintained in the following areas:
    Accounts payable and accounts receivable
    - Payroll – track, prepare and deliver required data to the payroll service provider
    - General Ledger
    - Monthly income statement and balance sheet
    - Bank accounts and investment/tax reporting, including monthly reconciliation of accounts from multiple ministry areas
    - Enforce church financial policies and procedures in the performance of each of the above areas
    - Provide financial information to the Finance Committee, Staff, and Deacons in the form of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for budget expenditures and financial projections, as well as other requested financial information
    - Attend meetings of the Finance Committee when requested
    - Provide stewardship-related data, including contribution and pledge reports
    - HR Payroll and Benefits Processing for all staff, including completion of forms and enrollments for insurance and retirement benefits and documentation of eligibility, payroll processing, and maintenance of HR files related to payroll, insurance and retirement benefits
    - Scholarship financial administration, including correspondence with schools, distribution of funds to the schools, administration of scholarship funds, and related reporting
    - College degree or equivalent skills developed through 4-10 years related experience or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    - Knowledge, skills and abilities in church financial matters as well as effective management skills and problem-solving skills
    - Ability to maintain and protect strict confidentiality of financial information, to demonstrate honesty and personal integrity, and to adhere to church financial policies and procedures
    - Strong organizational, administration and interpersonal skills
    - Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    - Ability to comprehend, analyze, interpret and communicate complex financial regulations and documents
    - Working knowledge of computer systems and financial software
    Personal Attributes:
    - Exhibit a passion for God and a Christ-like spirit as evidenced in personal life and family relationships
    - Be flexible, friendly, approachable, and honest
    - Be a “team player” who knows how to accomplish numerous tasks in a professional and timely manner
    - Be able to communicate and establish effective working relationships with many different people
    - Possess solid time-management skills and organizational abilities, recognizing the large volume
    of required manual data entry
    Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to and use
    Financial Administrator in the subject line.
55000.00 - 60000.00 Annual
Posted 12/31/1969