May 2022

General Overview

We are devoted to truth. Specifically, God’s truth that changes lives. Join us. Help people, know Him. Wake up with purpose. Work with meaning. Go home satisfied. Interested? We hope so!

Through the media ministry of Telling the Truth we send the dynamic biblical teachings of Stuart and Jill Briscoe, and their selected guests, around the world. Through almost 500 radio stations, Sirius XM, website, YouTube, apps, Apple & Google podcasts, social media, and in print the message of Jesus is shared. And God changes lives.

The Finance & Operations Manager position, who will report to and work with the Executive Director, will join our team of devoted Christians in pursuit of the ministry’s mission. We are looking for a skilled individual who will be responsible for the overall day-to-day management of the ministry’s finances and operations. They will possess strong leadership, project management, administrative, accounting, and financial skills—overseeing all aspects of our finances, human resources, IT, contracts, office facilities, and related operational matters for our staff.

We offer an encouraging, small team environment where your gifting, talents, creativity, and skills will have a direct influence on helping people know Christ and reaching more people for Him. This position works on-site in our beautiful Brookfield, Wisconsin office that is nestled in the trees.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. More than that, we offer a purpose to work that transcends having a job. Let’s connect!

 

Accounting & Finance Overview

  • Collaborate with the Executive Director, Board, Communications, Development, and Broadcast Teams to assure sound financial management and fiscal responsibility

  • Oversee financial management, all accounting functions and systems, including general ledger, payroll, accounts payables, inventory, month-end and adjusting journal entries, and banking operations

  • Supervise the preparation and filing of the necessary government forms (state registrations, tax returns, etc.), annual audit, and IRS 990 documentation in conjunction with attorneys and auditors

  • Develop with team leaders and oversee the Telling the Truth budget and daily cash flow, keeping the Executive Director and Leadership Team apprised of variances to actual results

  • Work with outsourced financial service providers as appropriate

  • Prepare and analyze the budget and monthly financial statements for the Executive Director and Leadership Team

  • Collaborate with the Executive Director and prepare, analyze, and present financial reports to the Board of Directors

  • Maintain financial accountability in accordance with accounting standards for non-profit organizations

  • Administer and maintain contracts, leases, and insurance policies and coverage, reviewing regularly as appropriate

  • This is a hands-on role that will interact with leadership on strategy, while overseeing and executing tactics

 

Operations & Office Management Overview

  • Oversee human resource management: Establish and update personnel policies and procedures; provide and support leadership in staff performance reviews/evaluations; establish/maintain personnel files; develop/maintain job descriptions; develop and administer staff benefits; stay abreast of industry standards for wages/benefits; recruit new or replacement staff and volunteers

  • Oversee data entry, direct and product mailouts, and similar projects

  • Oversee IT functions including management of website development, updates and support; setting IT policy; hardware/software acquisitions and support; data backup and archiving

  • Develop and implement organization-wide operations processes, protocols, standards, and procedures to maximize workflow and efficiencies

  • Oversee all web-based work platforms and their utilization by the staff

  • Work with outsourced operations service providers as appropriate

  • Prepare operational metric presentations, charts, graphs, and such for the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and Leadership Team

  • Prepare the data content for the annual Ministry Impact Report

  • Oversee purchasing, office maintenance, troubleshooting, repair of all equipment, furniture, software, office supplies, raw materials, printing needs, and such

  • Lead, assist, and/or facilitate staff meetings and event planning, preparation, set-up and take-down, and travel needs, as appropriate

  • Other projects and research as directed by Executive Director, Board of Directors, and in support of the Communications, Development, and Broadcast Teams

 

Professional Qualifications Overview

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or related studies

  • Seven or more years of business or non-profit related experience with a focus on general management and finance in an equivalent role

  • Demonstrated accounting and finance experience, with an understanding in setting up and managing those procedures

  • Supervisory and project management experience

  • Experience in planning, initiating, and executing all accounting, finance, and operations activities with minimal supervision

  • Additional experience with IT and human resources is preferred

  • Expertise with Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Microsoft Office Suite administration

  • Experience with QuickBooks Online accounting and payroll platform a plus

  • Experience with databases and collaborative web-based work platforms for generating queries and project management

  • Experience setting up, analyzing, and adjusting operating practices such as record keeping systems, forms control, policies and procedures, office layout, etc.

  • Understanding of business measurement methods, and the difference between financial and non-financial impact and metrics, and why the difference is relevant

  • Direct and manage activities of part-time support staff and service providers

  • Ability to quickly learn, embrace, and teach new technology and tasks

  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills to all levels of an organization

  • Excellent people skills

  • Strong business acumen skills

  • Flexibility to pivot and make changes, as deemed necessary by leadership

  • Must have the leadership mindset of a team player who is collaborative, resourceful, with a can-do tenacity to accomplish goals

  • Private sector experience is highly applicable to this position, non-profit experience a plus

 

Personal Character Overview

  • Devoted, mature follower of Jesus Christ, who has a growing relationship with Him

  • Biblically lives above reproach in both private and public life

  • A person of wisdom

  • Absolute confidentiality in upholding information and being trustworthy

  • Active member of a Bible-teaching, Gospel-centered local church

  • Believe in the vision of Telling the Truth to send sound biblical teaching around the world

  • Patience, perseverance, and the flexibility to juggle varied responsibilities and multiple projects with a smile and a good attitude

  • Has the ability to balance a love of tasks with a love of people, while accomplishing goals

  • Serve as an inspiration and positive influence on the entire team

  • Demonstrates a work style that is focused, organized, self-motivated, and self-disciplined

  • Has both vision and attention to detail

  • Believes in and will serve as a wise steward of the vision, teaching materials, legacy, and ministry philosophy of Stuart and Jill Briscoe

  • Affirms the Telling the Truth Statement of Faith.

 

Work Environment

Due to the strategic team nature of the role, this position works on-site in the office of Telling the Truth in Brookfield, WI. Limited travel may be necessary on occasion.

 

To Apply

Click to Easy Apply on LinkedIn today, or forward your résumé and cover letter to openings@tellingthetruth.org.

 

About Telling the Truth

With international headquarters in Brookfield, Wisconsin, Telling the Truth is the on-air and online media ministry that distributes the teaching of uniquely-gifted communicators—Stuart and Jill Briscoe—to help people experience Life in Christ. As renowned pastors, authors, and speakers who understand the Bible and its relevance to today's issues, Stuart and Jill have traveled the world teaching Scripture to countless groups. Through their distinct teaching styles, they boldly proclaim God's sovereignty, grace, and love to people all over the globe.



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About Telling the Truth

Telling the Truth is the international on-air and online media ministry that distributes the teaching content of uniquely-gifted Bible teachers—Stuart and Jill Briscoe—to help people know Christ and experience Life in all its fullness.

Telling the Truth Headquarters
450 N Sunny Slope Rd, Suite 275
Brookfield, WI 53005
800.889.5388
info@tellingthetruth.org
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