Treasurer Position Open


Job Description    

Treasurer, Chicago Presbytery, 2023

Responsibility Summary

The Treasurer is responsible for the oversight of the financial operations of Chicago Presbytery and providing financial leadership and guidance to the Presbytery through its committees, commissions, and other entities. The Treasurer works closely with the Business Manager and the Executive Presbyter, while assisting the outsourced vendor of financial bookkeeping. The Business Manager manages the day-to-day financial operations of the Presbytery under the direction of the Executive Presbyter. Ordinarily, the Treasurer attends Presbytery Assembly,Presbytery Coordinating Commission meetings, Administration Committee meetings, and meetings with the Business Manager and Executive Presbyter.


The Treasurer has a one-year renewable term. The Treasurer will be elected by the Presbytery Coordinating Commission and Church Extension Board at its first meeting in each calendar year(or upon a vacancy in the position) and the term will begin on that day. This position will be remunerated $24 per hour for not more than 8 hours per week. As a part-time staff position, there are no benefits provided and time sheets will be submitted.


Work with the Business Manager and Executive Presbyter to provide current financial reports to the Administration Team, Presbytery Coordinating Commission, and Presbytery Assembly.
Maintain and update budgets for presbytery and all entities.
Make a periodic review of the payroll functions and reports.
With the Administration Team provide oversight and review of investments according to the Investment Policy of the Presbytery.
Work with Business Manager and outsourced accountants.
Work with the auditor for the annual audit as needed including:
o Work with the staff to make any changes deemed necessary after an audit.
o periodically review financial controls.
Review and approve any adjustments to the consolidated financial statement and any journal entries and reconciliations.
Review bank statements, including cancelled check images.
Approve any wire transfers as directed by the appropriate entity.
Act as a signer on all bank accounts and investment accounts.


Commitment to Jesus Christ and a ministry of faith and integrity.
Experience with congregational and/or governing body finance.
Understanding of basic accounting practices.
Capacity for interpretation of financial reports and budgets to groups.
Ability to think strategically about financial forecasting.
If inteested in appling, please submit your resume to Craig Howard –