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Benefits and Data Management Associate


Job Title

Benefits and Data Management Associate


Treasurer’s Department


  • Accurate, consistent, and timely entry of data related to churches, clergy, and clergy/lay benefits.
  • Collection and tracking of needed documentation relating to clergy benefits, clergy appointments, and church updates.  
  • Collect, prepare, organize, and maintain a variety of highly confidential employment-related records such as personal data changes in the Conference Database and Wespath database.
  • Ensure that data maintained at the Conference matches the data at the General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) and Wespath.
  • Strive for continuous improvement in the data management area, analyze processes to ensure optimal efficiency and, if applicable, initiate change initiatives to improve the processes.
  • Maintain accurate records of meetings of the Conference Council on Finance and Administration (CFA), Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits (CBOPHB), Conference Trustees, and Conference Commission on Equitable Compensation
  • Coordinate planning, including meals where appropriate, and communication of all meetings of the Treasurer’s Department and all Conference boards for which the Treasurer provides oversight (listed above).
  • Support and streamline Annual Conference registration and credentialing.
  • Generate accurate and timely reports for agencies, committees, and the Conference Journal.
  • Attend Annual Conference to provide support for the Treasurer’s Department
  • Administrative support for the Treasurer on a limited basis.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Ability to analyze, interpret, and organize large amounts of data
  • Excellent communication skills to translate complex problems using non-technical terms 
  • Excellent math, problem-solving, and analytical skills 
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work towards meeting multiple deadlines simultaneously 
  • Ability to compile and organize findings and data retrieved before presenting it to management
  • Thorough understanding of management and data administration duties such as collection, analysis, and distribution 


  • Clergy pension and health elections entered prior to the beginning of the new appointment seasons (Jan 1/July 1)
  • Decrease errors in benefits billing due to incorrect appointments/benefit elections.
  • Development of data management documentation.
  • Concise minutes of the Conference Council on Finance and Administration, Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits, Conference Trustees, and Conference Commission on Equitable Compensation


  • A minimum of 3+ years’ experience in data management or analysis.
  • Degree in a business-related field or information technology is preferred.
  • Ability to decipher and organize large amounts of data.
  • An analytical mindset with superb communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to translate complex problems clearly and in nontechnical terms.
  • Experience working within the United Methodist Church is a plus.

Physical Requirements

  • Duties shall be performed in a hybrid work environment including in office (Atlanta, Ga.), on-site (various), virtually, and remotely.
  • May require prolonged standing or sitting, frequent bending, stooping, or stretching. Requires manual dexterity and hand/eye coordination, and ability to lift 25 pounds above the shoulders.

Work Schedule

  • Full time, Monday - Friday

To Apply

  • Please email resume and cover letter to Amy King at aking@ngumc.org. 

Address: 1700 Century Center Atlanta GA 30030

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