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Director of Finance: Visa sponsorship available



Job Title: Director of Finance (Charity Finance Executive – Ministry )

We are looking for two Director of Finance to work with Christ Apostolic Church Pilgrims Tabernacle, Bethnal Green, London.

We are a warm and welcoming congregation living and worshipping in a large and lively place. Our ministry has been growing in recent times and we are now seeking a Full time Director of Finance (Charity Finance Executive – Ministry) to join our team to take responsibility finance ministry.

Occupation Code/Job Type: 2421

Contract: 25hrs per week

Location: Location – Rains Foundation, Approach Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9LY United Kingdom

Reporting to – Senior Pastor

Travel – Occasional travel in UK

Wages: £12;55 per hour

Employment Status: Permanent, Full-time

Date: April 2024

Working Days: Sunday – Thursday

Hours: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Working for a Christian Charity Organization in London as a Charity Finance Team Leader

Must hold a Bachelor Degree as a minimum qualification and one year of experience in Church ministry within CAC/Pentecostal Settings.

The role will be to drive the strategic financial direction and oversee the financial health of the Christ Apostolic Church Pilgrims Tabernacle. This leadership role would play a crucial part in shaping the financial framework that underpins our charity’s mission and initiatives, ensuring effective stewardship of resources for the flourishing of our Church ministry and long-term sustainability of our mission. We are looking for a candidate that can provide leadership that extends to managing a dedicated Finance & Giving Team. Your primary goal will be to establish and maintain modern and robust financial systems, policies, and practices, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and promoting a culture of financial transparency and accountability. You will report directly to the Senior Pastor to work with our team of the Church organization for the smooth running of our ministry activities. Plans and oversees implementation of accountancy system and policies; prepares financial documents and reports for management, shareholders, statutory or other bodies; audits accounts and book-keeping records; prepares tax returns, advises on tax problems and contests disputed claim before tax official; conducts financial investigations concerning insolvency, fraud, possible mergers, etc.; evaluates financial information for management purposes; liaises with Church management and other professionals to compile budgets and other costs; prepares periodic accounts, budgetary reviews and financial forecasts; conducts investigations and advises the Church management on financial aspects of productivity.


  • Be part of a growing congregation and part-take in all ministry activities required to fulfil the organisation’s charity objectives.
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping and/or a degree in accountancy will be required.
  • Manage cash controls as well as maintain book-keeping up-to-date.
  • Understand charity accounting and gift aid processing.
  • Understand bid-writing and grants documentation.
  • Oversee the preparation of all financial statements, invoices, proposals, etc as required.
  • Ensure account receivables and payables activities are performed accurately and timely.
  • Ensure that financial transactions are properly updated and recorded.
  • Produce expense reports, and all others reports as requested by the Trustees
  • Ensure data integrity in all financial reporting.
  • Identify and resolve invoicing issues, accounting discrepancies and other financial related issues.
  • Review financial paperwork and procedures and make appropriate changes.
  • Engaging and encouraging other members, volunteers of the charity and others in the community to commit to the programs and activities of the Charity.
  • Promote the activities of the Church within the Community and be a good Christian ambassador in all transactions.
  • To assist the Lead Pastors with required administrative details of required ministry projects.
  • Maintaining and updating Church databases
  • Promoting the charity’s vision and objectives within the local community, documenting and communicating feedback to the administrator, departmental leaders and the trustees of the Charity.
  • Assist in managing office supplies stock and placing orders.
  • Updating office financial policies as needed
  • Any other task as directed by the lead Pastors.

Other requirements:

  • Relating and Networking –
  • establishes good relationships with the team, trustees and stakeholder.
  • Relates well to people at all levels, manages conflict and uses humour effectively to enhance relationships with others.
  • Organising and Planning –
  • sets objectives, plans activities and projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances.
  • Manages time effectively; identifies and organises resources needed to accomplish tasks. Monitors performance against deadlines.
  • Working with People –
  • demonstrates an interest in and understanding of others
  • builds team spirit
  • recognises and rewards the contribution of others
  • listens, consults and communicates proactively
  • develops and communicates self insight.
  • Coping with pressures and setbacks –
  • works productively in the charity environment
  • balances demands of a work life and a personal life
  • handles feedback and learns from it

Skills and experience:

  • Committed, Matured Christian with ability to lead teams.
  • Ability to work on New Projects that will help to deliver the Charity objectives.
  • Proven finance and database experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Knowledgeable in accounting and book-keeping software
  • Knowledge of managing charity finances
  • Proficiency in Social Media Platforms
  • Proven accuracy and attention to detail
  • Initiative, flexibility and self-motivation.
  • Confidence, diligence, and approachability
  • Timely and efficient with ministry tasks assigned to them.



  • Attend church services, bible studies and church outings
  • Arrive early and be prepared for all worship services and scheduled meetings/rehearsals.
  • Establish and foster exemplary relationships with workers, church members, and the community at large.
  • Attend a services
  • Passionate about their relationship with God
  • Baptised under Pentecistal/Evangelical doctrine
  • Believe in the doctrines tenets of Christ Apostolic Church and Regard the Bible as God’s final authority in all areas of Christian life and desire to be wholly obedient to it
  • Wholeheartedly affirm The tenets of Christ Apostolic Church Pilgrims Tabernacle
  • Faith, including our view on Baptism
  • Live a lifestyle consistent with scriptural principles


  • Must be a trained in accantancy and demonstrate a lifestyle committed to Christ.
  • Function with a wide degree of creativity and latitude.
  • Must be a self-motivated person who is able to be effective when working independently without supervision and produce results.
  • Must possess a gentle and humble spirit and be willing to grow and be taught.
  • Knowledge of presentation software, such as PowerPoint. Knowledge of copyright law necessary.
  • Comfortable working in a church setting.
  • Leadership, interpersonal and time management skills necessary as this is a leadership position.
  • Ability to work with all people from children to senior citizens.
  • Work collaboratively with the ministry team and congregation

PERSON SPECIFICATION Essential: You will be:

  • To be a lead.
  • To model prayer-inspired living and godly character, servant hearted
  • Ability to encourage, sustain and grow volunteer teams With a sense of humour and fun
  • Desiring to serve the leadership of the church
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Strategic thinker

Submit your CV and a covering letter and give details of your qualifications, full employment history and information concerning your Christian experience in the context of your local church and explaining why you should be considered for this job to: seniorpastor@pilgrimstabernacle.org

If your application is short listed, you will be required to attend further physical or online interview.

Application deadline: 21/03/2024
Reference ID: CACPT/180324


Please note that if you do not hear from us two weeks after the closure of this advertisement, kindly know that your application has been unsuccessful

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From £12.55 per hour

Expected hours: 25 per week


  • Company pension
  • Employee mentoring programme
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sick pay
  • Transport links
  • UK visa sponsorship
  • Work from home


  • Flexitime
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Performance bonus
  • Tips


  • Bachelor’s (preferred)


  • Accounting: 2 years (preferred)


  • English, Yoruba (preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in , E2 9LY

Reference ID: CACPTFD/180324

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