Finance & Facilities Manager

published 6/11/2019

Good Samaritan UMC in Edina is seeking a finance and facilities manager to provide overall coordination of finance and office/facilities functions, including budget, personnel, facilities planning and management, fundraising and financial development, business procedures and information technology.

Accounting/Finance - Owns the finance function

  • Maintain all financial and contribution records in Shelby
  • Work with the Stewardship Committee to record pledges and run reports
  • Track all member contributions, including entering data, managing ACH transactions, preparing quarterly statements and processing stock transactions
  • Prepare and load the budget
  • Prepare financial reports, including monthly statements to committees 
  • Manage the Accounts Payable function, including entering data, maintaining the vendor database and creating accounts in Shelby and researching vending options. 
  • Work with the Church Treasurer to sign checks and manage bank account access
  • Complete the entire Bank Reconciliation process, including canceled checks, outstanding items, deposits and creating entries for direct withdrawals
  • Coordinate and assist volunteers in counting the weekly offering
  • Complete Annual Conference year-end financial reports
  • Prepare reports as required by external auditors
  • Oversee and maintain storage and access of historical financial information according to UMC retention guidelines
  • Develop and maintain financial procedures manual
Facilities Management
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the facility, including supervising the custodian and being the point person for the contract janitorial service
  • Manage vendor contracts and relationships
  • Serve as the point person for all facilities projects.  Liaise with church committees and vendors as appropriate
  • Schedule systems inspections and needed repairs
Business Management
  • Process payroll worksheet and withholdings, submit payroll to ADP for processing, and maintain payroll and salary records
  • Manage basic HR processes, including employee and volunteer background checks and personnel records
  • Liaise with IT consultant to support and maintain church-wide computer system and maintain offsite records.   


  • Knowledge of accounting practices and current software to manage church finances
  • Project coordination experience
  • Ability to look at the big picture and, as part of the team, develop a financial strategy
  • Effective listening and communication skills, including the ability to explain finances
  • Ability to investigate and resolve financial and technology issues
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word & Excel) and database systems


Application Info:
Please send letter of interest and resume to, or by post to Good Samaritan UMC, c/o SPRC, 5730 Grove St., Edina, MN 55436. 

June 28, 2019

Position Type:

Contact: Helen McEvoy-Freese

Address: Good Samaritan UMC, 5730 Grove St., Edina, MN 55436

Phone: 952-929-0049



Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 870-0058