Executive Assistant

Edmond, OK
Finance – Financial Operations /
Full-Time/ Salary /
The Financial Operations Executive Assistant is primarily responsible for the logistical support for the Financial Operations Group (FOG). This role will focus on creating and maintaining culture, communicating on behalf of the entire team, and ensuring overall excellence in day to day needs of the team.

At Life.Church, we exist to lead people to become fully devoted followers of Christ. It’s been our mission since 1996 and has guided us every day. Leading people isn’t just an expectation; it’s a necessity.  It’s a cornerstone of our culture. That's why we’re always seeking leaders—leaders like you—to bring your skills to life. We are one church meeting in multiple locations, and we want to help you become the person God made you to be. 

The Finance Team partners with the organization to facilitate the financial reporting needs of Life.Church, including payroll, accounts payable, giving operations, accounting, forecasting, and data analytics. We equip the organization with the tools needed to plan for, understand, and steward the resources God has provided for our ministry.

This role is responsible for providing operational and administrative support in coordination with their team’s efforts to further Life.Church’s mission and reach people for Christ. 

What You’ll Do

    • Serve as the gatekeeper for the Financial Operations Group (FOG) leadership team so they can give their time and energy to the things that matter most. 
    • Provide logistical and administrative support for the Central Group Leader and other leaders of the FOG.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with all FOG staff to better anticipate and understand needs, advocate on behalf of leaders and team members, and bring perspective. 
    • Assist in project management, plan team events and offsite meetings, prepare for meetings, manage calendars and inboxes, prepare expense reports, arrange travel for the FOG leadership team, and inventory supplies. 
    • Support the interview and screening process for staff applicants. 
    • Onboard staff, interns, and volunteers to the FOG, casting vision for team axioms and culture.
    • Assist with volunteer recruitment and management, including communication, appreciation, and team coordination. 
    • Assist in drafting internal and external training and communication, being mindful of audiences, agendas, and content. 

Skills Needed to Succeed

    • Ability to self-motivate, make independent decisions, and solve problems with innovation and diplomacy.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to clearly explain complicated processes and foster partnerships.
    • Effective at multi-tasking and time management to meet strict deadlines while remaining flexible and open to change.
    • Effective at process and organizational management to coordinate, structure, and provide vision to projects. 
    • High School Diploma or GED.
    • 1-3 years of related work experience.

Benefits We Offer
- Paid parental leave, including maternity, paternity, and adoption leave.
- Generous employer-paid leave for the use of vacation, sick time, and other qualifying reasons. 
- Innovative and comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance that provides team members with useful resources and savings to navigate their holistic health. 
- Life insurance policy provided for all staff members at 2x annual salary at no cost. Additional life insurance coverage is available to purchase. 
- Short-Term and Long-Term disability is covered at 100% for full-time qualified staff members.
- Comprehensive wellness and mental health benefits allow staff to proactively invest in their physical and emotional health.
- Generous 401(k) retirement plan allowing a team member to have up to 12.5% (including employee contribution, employer match, and employer discretionary contribution) contributed into their account in their first year. It doesn’t stop there—the more years on staff, the greater the investment! 
-$160 annually in development dollars for team members to invest in their professional growth. 
- Casual dress and work environment.
- And much more!

Our Beliefs, Culture, and Commitment to Diversity
At Life.Church, every staff member, and intern is a minister and is expected to engage in the church's ministry fully. We consider ministry readiness and an individual’s capacity to represent Life.Church’s beliefs as a minister during the selection process for all staff and intern positions. An essential function within every position held by a staff member or intern at Life.Church is to uphold and represent the beliefs of Life.Church. Learn more about what we believe at Life.Church

While we unite around our mission, we know unity doesn’t mean uniformity. Our calling is too great, and our mission is too important not to be intentional about strengthening our team through diversity. We know that diverse perspectives in race, ethnicity, background, age, and gender are essential to reaching the world for Christ. To learn more about how we strengthen our team through diversity, visit our careers page

All data collected in our application process, from resume collection to application questions, is used for recruitment purposes only.