Church Finance Committee job description

_________________ Church

Position Description


Job Title:                     Church Finance Committee

Reports To:                 Pastor

Position Status:         Full‐Time


The Church Finance Committee is to assume total responsibility for the finances of the congregation. This shall include developing and monitoring a church budget/financial recording and reporting, disbursement, investment planning, and auditing or records.


The Church Finance Committee shall consist of least five persons including a chairperson, council liaison, financial secretary, treasurer, member for budget, and member for audit. This committee will meet quarterly or as necessary to fulfill the statement of purpose.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

The primary responsibilities include:

Financial Management:

Budget – annual preparation

Receipts and disbursements of funds

Financial recording and reporting of member giving

Recruit, train and schedule offering counters.

Provide quarterly and annual person finance statements via the financial secretary

Audit committee – recruit members and ensure audit is completed in a timely manner. The audit committee will consist of 3 members, 1 member rotating annually. Financial records will be audited annually or more often if deemed necessary by this committee of the church council.

Investment of church funds





Insurance – review and maintain policies and be point of contact for insurance representatives.

Record non‐solicited gifts

Monitor the financial health of the congregation – prepare and distribute reports as needed.

Annually evaluate the work of this committee and its job description and make necessary changes.

Provide for professional growth through conferences, conventions, and continuing education.

Provide an annual report to the congregation at the annual meeting.



The Church Finance Committee works in close cooperation with the standing church committees for budget planning and input. This committee reports to and is accountable to the church council.

I have read and received a copy of my job description. I understand this overrides anything I have been given or told in the past. I further understand that I am expected to follow my job as outlined above, and that if I have any questions concerning what is expected of me, I will speak with my immediate supervisor.



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