Financial Analyst

Business / Office / Administration
Job Type:
Education Required:
Experience Required:
2-5 years
Job Description
The Financial Analyst will serve the financial and accounting needs of the church by leading the payroll process, overseeing personnel budgeting, and ensuring state and federal tax compliance.
Stat wizard. Excel master. Accounting extraordinaire. You wear these titles with pride because they are skills God gave you. That’s why we’re looking for someone like you. Someone who knows the bottom line is never measured in dollars—it’s measured in lives forever changed by the love of Christ.
The Payroll Team serves the payroll, accounting, and forecasting needs of Life.Church. We’re looking for a Financial Analyst with an exceptional degree of personal and professional integrity and a passionate desire to use their gifts to serve the Kingdom. If you enjoy seeing the big picture while keeping a close eye on details, keep reading!

Who you are:

    • Capable of high attention to detail with strategic analysis
    • Able to work with confidential information while keeping a high level of personal and professional integrity 
    • An organized and highly efficient time manager
    • Highly relational—you recognize the value of working with and through others 
    • Able to self-motivate, make independent decisions, and solve problems 
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, with advanced proficiency in Excel’s analysis tools such as VLOOKUPs and pivot tables

What you’ll do:

    • Lead the Payroll Team by providing support and overall leadership for direct reports
    • Manage day-to-day operations and logistics of the payroll process 
    • Complete and manage the personnel budgeting process
    • Perform payroll reconciliations to the accounting system, tax submissions, budgeting system, and other third party reports monthly
    • Act as a budgeting system expert and leading the payroll team to offer organizational support for the systems
    • Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with IRS requirements and managing quarterly and annual IRS reporting requirements
    • Evaluate processes to assess the effectiveness of internal controls and identify operational efficiencies

For bonus points:

    • You think it makes cents to use financial puns 
    • You’re overjoyed when numbers line up and balance
    • You constantly looking for new ways to develop yourself and others by giving and receiving feedback
    • You hold 3+ years of experience in accounting, including familiarity with UltiPro, Sage Intacct, and Adaptive Insights 

Work Perks:
When you join the Life.Church team, our prayer is that your family will be closer, your leadership will be sharper, your finances will be stronger, your faith will be deeper, and your heart will be larger. And while the biggest perk to working at Life.Church is doing work that makes an eternal difference, you'll find that's not the only benefit we offer: 

Flexible paid time off
Industry-leading medical, dental, and vision coverage
Generous employer 401K contribution match
Childcare benefits
Casual dress code
Professional development funds

Learn More:
Learn more about what it’s like to work at Life.Church: www.life.church/careers. This role will include responding to needs outside normal working hours and on weekends. To view the expectations and responsibilities of this role, click here. This role is located at Life.Church Central Offices in Edmond, OK.