Finance Director


Responsible for all bookkeeping, accounting and financial management functions, including:

  • Maintaining financial records
  • Receiving, recording, and depositing all funds received
  • Preparing and processing all payments
  • Overseeing bi-weekly ACH payroll (including tax)
  • Preparing financial reports for church boards and committees
  • Preparing contribution statements for members and donors
  • Maintaining bank records and reconciling bank statements, including for church foundation
  • Processing memorial gifts and acknowledgements
  • Staffing Business & Finance Committee (monthly) and Foundation Board (quarterly)
  • Providing support for special fundraising events,
    auctions, etc.



Candidates should have, at minimum:

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or a related field
  • 4–5 years work experience, with preference for experience in a congregational or non-profit setting
  • Familiarity with (or willingness to learn) CDM+ church accounting software and Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work and communicate well with church staff, committee members, and church members
  • Commitment to confidentiality and trustworthiness


Basic Information

  • Half-time, approximately 20 hours/week
  • Flexible days and times
  • Beginning February 1, 2022
  • Annual salary: $24,000 to 26,000, based on experience and qualifications


About the Church

Founded in 1848, Central Presbyterian Church is a vibrant congregation of over 500 members affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Central Presbyterian Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE – Central Presbyterian Church is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to hr@dmcpc.org by December 15, 2021.

Central Presbyterian Church
3829 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50312