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Finance Manager

Hope Ministries Des Moines, IA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Finance Manager

Review Statements of Faith, Core Values, Statement of Purpose and Qualifications for Employment. Are you in agreement with them?

The Finance Manager provides oversight of the financial functions of Hope Ministries and its subsidiaries, in accordance with the intent and directives found in its Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, Statement of Faith and Mission Statement. The scope of responsibilities includes financial oversight and reporting, along with supervision of relevant Administration staff.

The Finance Manager is accountable to, and reports to, the Director of Operations. The Finance Manager will supervise the activities of the Accounting/Payroll Coordinator in full, and the Administrative Associate in specific areas relevant to Hope Ministries’ financial and accounting functions.


  • Oversee the day-to-day finance activities of Hope Ministries’ Administration staff. This may include, but is not restricted to processing of invoices, payment of vendors, managing expense requests, updating accounting records, transporting funds to/from banks (either in person or electronically), and managing bank lockbox activity.
  • Oversee the generation of month-end statements (in coordination with our accounting partner) and preparations for Hope Ministries’ annual audit (in coordination with our auditing partner).
  • Supervise the work of relevant Administration staff members to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures, correcting errors or problems as they arise. Provide guidance in handling difficult or complex problems.
  • Provide guidance and training to Hope Ministries staff in other departments to ensure correct application of organizational financial policies and procedures.
  • Review records or reports pertaining to day-to-day finance activities to verify details, monitor work activities, or evaluate employee performance. Discuss job performance issues with relevant Administration staff and the Director of Operations to identify their issues and causes, and to work on resolving them.
  • Work in a spirit of cooperation and mutual assistance with all other staff members of Hope Ministries and its subsidiaries.
  • Participate in the spiritual growth and Christian instruction of those who Hope Ministries serves. This can include (but is not restricted to) personal mentoring, the sharing of Scripture and Biblical encouragement, and praying with program participants. This may be in a structured setting (i.e., a classroom or chapel), or unstructured, with individual clients as the need arises.

Other duties as assigned by the Director of Operations or the President/CEO.


  • Spiritual Qualifications: Must have a lifestyle that demonstrates moral and ethical adherence to the teachings of the Bible and an expressed desire to minister to those who are poor, needy, and homeless.
  • Education: Four-year degree in accounting or related field required. Master’s degree in accounting or related field/CPA preferred, or an equivalent mix of education and experience.
  • General Experience:
    • Required: at least two years’ relevant experience in accounting and/or finance. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Strong leadership and communication skills.
    • Desired: Experience with Sage 50 or Sage Intacct accounting software. Real-world familiarity with non-profit accounting.

Review Statements of Faith, Core Values, Statement of Purpose and Qualifications for Employment. Are you in agreement with them?

To apply, you must send both resume and cover letter by mail or email to:

Hope Ministries

ATTN: Cole Lindholm (Director of HR)

5075 E. University Ave. Suite B

Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

Hope Ministries


Des Moines, IA


Finance and Insurance

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