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Director of Support Services

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Director of Support Services

First Lutheran Church

Cedar Rapids, IA

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First Lutheran is looking for a self-motivated, results driven financial manager to join our staff. This role is a key member of the staff responsible for accurate financial reporting as well as the smooth functioning of human resources, facility and office tasks. We are seeking an individual who is highly organized, who works well with all kinds of people, and while detail oriented can also see the bigger picture. If you have an aptitude for this kind of work, please apply for the position. Please visit, for a complete job description and email a resume, with references, to

Responsibilities Include:

•Timely and accurate financial reports and processes, including budgeting and analysis of variances

•Oversight of all cash receipts and disbursements

•Ensuring timely and accurate payment of employee payroll

•Maintaining internal controls to ensure proper recording of financial data and safeguarding of assets

•Leadership, supervision and support to all administrative, communications and custodial staff

•Maintenance and oversight of IT systems, ensuring data privacy and backup availability

•Development and implementation of administrative processes to ensure office business is conducted efficiently and effectively

•Management of facilities to ensure they are properly maintained and presented for use by congregation, and community groups

•Act as a liaison to and active participant in administrative type ministry teams of the congregation, such as Finance, Property, Audit, Trust, Personnel


•Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Management or related field is required.

•Minimum of five years of direct staff management experience is preferred. Work in a church environment is desired and will be given preference.

•Proficient use of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

•Excellent project management skills desired

First Lutheran is a thriving congregation of 150 years nestled in the medical district in the heart of Cedar Rapids. We are a regional church of nearly 2,000 ministers from throughout the area. We believe God placed us "In the Heart of the City, to be God's Heart for all in the City."

Posted 11/17/16

Job ID: 20675693
Mactive ID: 40685