Careers at The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Current job opportunities are posted here as they become available. Candidates from Presbyterian communities in the global south and other historic Presbyterian Communities of Color, preferably with theological training and fluency in languages other than English, are encouraged to apply.


Business Administrator, Finance

Department: Finance
Office: Home Office
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Business Administrator, Finance

The Business Administrator reports to and provides comprehensive administrative support to the Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. The Business Administrator provides calendar and travel management support to both the Executive Vice President and the Vice President & Controller, and manages team calendars, schedules internal meetings, supports financial document management, and provides support for on-site business partner meetings.

This individual also supports the development, finalization, and distribution of presentation materials including meeting materials for the Board of Directors meetings of the Executive and Audit and Compliance Committees and is also responsible for maintaining records, compiling data and statistical information, and preparing related reports, charts, graphs, and presentations as assigned. The Business Administrator supports budget management through regular expense monitoring and reconciliation of principal business partner relationships and staff travel costs. This individual will also research, prioritize, and follow up on incoming issues and concerns, determining appropriate course of action, referral, or response including those of a sensitive or confidential nature and will manage a variety of special projects for the Executive Vice President, Vice President and Finance team.

The Ideal Candidate Possesses

  • a bachelorís degree in business or a related field;
  • four or more years of strong experience providing executive level support to one or more senior executives;
  • proficiency in Adobe Acrobat and with all Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Word, Excel);
  • accounting skills and proficiency in budget preparation;
  • strong editing, proof reading, problem solving and oral and written communications skills;
  • demonstrated project management skills; and
  • high energy and strong interpersonal skills.

The Ideal Candidate Strongly Desires To Serve the Board of Pensions with an ability to

  • meet challenges with resourcefulness and maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities;
  • manage and navigate large volumes of information that at times may be conflicting;
  • prioritize the workload and several projects simultaneously with strong organizational skills;
  • maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staff;
  • work as an effective team member;
  • make sound decisions and judgments regarding complex issues; and
  • work extended hours and travel when required.

The Ideal Candidate Would Receive

  • medical and retirement benefits, plus Ö
    • a minimum of 22 daysí personal leave, plus sick time and paid holidays
    • employer matching contributions to 403(b)(9) plan
    • up to 70 percent tuition reimbursement
    • health and well-being resources;
  • satisfaction gained from working for a service-oriented employer; and
  • volunteer and other service opportunities in the community at large.

About the Board of Pensions

The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is committed to engaging the entire Church in becoming inclusive of diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and language groups. As an agency of the Church, we share in and align with its values. Our staff is diverse in gender, ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, and generation, reflecting the community around us. Our different perspectives foster creativity, and mutual respect enables us to execute the ideas that creativity generates.

Candidates from Presbyterian communities in the global south and other historic Presbyterian Communities of Color, preferably with theological training and fluency in languages other than English, are encouraged to apply.

View our We Serve video and see and hear from prospective colleagues at the Board of Pensions. If you believe you have the professional and personal credentials to join us as a colleague and would like to support the Board of Pensions as we serve more, serve better, and serve the Church, please visit pensions.org to view our current openings and apply.

The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is an equal opportunity employer.

The work environment is typical of an office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job the incumbent may expect to sit for prolonged periods of time. Close vision and manual dexterity are required to access data utilizing a personal computer or other electronic device.

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