The Treasurer/Chief Financial Officer position is accountable for the financial operations, grants administration and property and risk management work of the organization. This includes the development of a financial plan to fulfill the organization’s existing obligations and to support its operational strategy, identify the benchmarks needed to achieve these plans, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve organization assets and report accurate financial results. Principal accountabilities are monitoring and directing the implementation of strategic financial operations, participating in key decisions as a member of the UMW leadership, overseeing the issuance of financial information, supervising the management of UMW investments, understanding and mitigating key elements of the organization’s risk profile and monitoring cash balances and cash forecasts. The Treasurer/CFO leads strategic and practical engagement with the property owned by the organization operated by others and recommends needed investment and transactions to the Board for action.
All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.
· Membership in The United Methodist Church with familiarity and general knowledge of agencies of the United Methodist Church is required. A dedicated member of United Methodist Women who possesses a strong witness for Christ and mission along with an understanding of The United Methodist Church, its polity, its connectional structure and the interfaith communities is preferred.
· Bachelor’s Degree and at least 7 to 10 years of experience in a senior level finance position and/or finance managerial position in a faith-based or not-for-profit financial management preferably religious not-for-profits and non-governmental organizations (NGO’s); handling pension, 403 (b) plans, self-funded health plans, property management and investment management.
· Proven ability to discreetly handle sensitive and confidential matters.
· Able to effectively communicate with key constituencies including UMW Conference, District and Jurisdiction treasurers.
· Able to work collaboratively across the organization to produce and present needed reports and presentations to the Board of Directors and members.
· Ability to analyze and interpret financial statements and to report verbally and/or in writing. Ability to oversee and implement best financial practices.
· Experience in and knowledge of Pension and Health Administration, including familiarity with federal laws and HIPAA compliance. Knowledge of UMC denominational benefits plans helpful.
· Familiarity with endowment administration including current legal requirements.
· Ability to oversee internal Grants and Scholarship Management processes.
Benefits Health, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD, EAP, 8% 403(b) employer contribution with 2% match, tuition Assistance, Wellness Wednesday yoga, 22 vacation days and other generous time-off benefits including August Fridays and Christmas week.
· Position will be open until suitable candidate is selected and hired.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About United Methodist Women
United Methodist Women - National Organization is the policy-making body that manages and oversees the programs and projects of United Methodist Women (UMW). We accomplish this by equipping women and girls around the world to be leaders in communities, agencies, workplaces, governments and churches and to advocate for the oppressed and dispossessed with special attention to the needs of women and children. UMW builds supportive communities among women; engages in activities that foster growth in the Christian faith, mission education, and Christian social involvement, while working for justice through compassionate service and advocacy to change unfair policies and systems while providing educational experiences that lead to personal change in order to transform the world.