Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Des Moines, Iowa—a vibrant and progressive congregation of approximately 3,200 members—seeks a full-time Director of Operations and Finance. We are looking for someone with the vision and creativity to help us become the church we are supposed to be. Working closely with the Senior Minister, the Director of Operations and Finance will think strategically about the future of the congregation and facilitate its work in the areas of finance, facilities, human resources, communications and risk management. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance. 7+ years of finance and operations management with supervisory experience is desired. Religious faith is not required; however, the successful applicant will respect and support the values of Plymouth Church. Position includes competitive salary and full benefits. A criminal background check is required.
Qualifications for this position include a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance. 7+ years of finance and operations management with supervisory experience is desired. Religious faith is not required; however, the successful applicant will rest and support the values of Plymouth Church.
Additional Salary Information: Position comes with full benefits, including health and dental insurance, retirement contribution, paid time off and funds for continuing education/professional development.
About Plymouth Church
Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ (Des Moines, Iowa) is a thriving progressive community of faith where all are welcome to grow in love of God and neighbor. The congregation has a long tradition of engaging in the wider community, providing education for all ages and fostering excellence in music and the arts. Our common life is shaped by our church covenant and expressed in our motto: “We agree to differ; We resolve to love; We unite to serve.”
The church currently has 3200 members, with a weekly worship attendance of around 700, an annual operating budget of $2.2 million and no debt. The Plymouth Church Foundation manages an additional $8 million in assets for the benefit of Plymouth Church. The congregation’s 90,000 square foot facility includes a historic sanctuary, extensive program and classroom space, a gymnasium, coffee shop, art gallery and 2-story parking garage. At present, the church is engaged in a $1.1 million renovation of its historic Rollins Tower.