Accountant

Location
Chevy Chase, Maryland
Posted
Apr 11, 2018
Closes
May 16, 2018
Function
Accountant
Industry
Nonprofit, Other
Hours
Full Time

All Saints Church seeks to develop a community of faith through strong Biblical teaching and opportunities for Christian growth and service. All Saints Church seeks to know Jesus Christ and to make him known through worship, praise, preaching, and teaching. Church members give of their time, talent, and money as they serve their community and the world. All Saints Church welcomes all in the unconditional love of Christ.

All Saints Church is seeking an experienced accountant. Salary is commensurate with experience and full benefits are offered. The position has minimal supervisory responsibilities. Position reports to the Parish Administrator and Finance Committee.

General Duties

  • Process weekly cash deposits and record donations
  • Oversee weekly invoice and payables processing, including compiling and allocating monthly credit card bills
  • Monitor status of Preschool tuition payments and inform Preschool of past due accounts
  • Review bi-weekly payroll; ensure monthly, quarterly, and annual pension and payroll tax forms are filed in a timely manner
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations, operating expense statements, income and investment reports for Vestry and Preschool
  • Prepare quarterly and year-end giving statements and coordinate thank-you letters with Parish Administrator
  • Obtain and record pledges made during annual stewardship drive, as well as special giving campaigns
  • Prepare year-end financial reports for annual meeting, audit, and parochial report
  • Assist Vestry and Finance Committee with preparation of annual budget
  • Provide backend payment processing and accounting for annual benefit auctions, preschool fundraising campaigns, and periodic capital campaigns
  • Assist Parish Administrator in maintaining personnel records for parish and Preschool staff
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Attend monthly Vestry meetings to present financial report
  • Other duties as assigned by the Parish Administrator

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of Associate of Arts degree in accounting or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in the management of financial systems, budgets, and financial reporting with a church or other non-profit: CPA preferable
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, codes, and regulations
  • Knowledge of and experience with related computer applications:  Proficient at Excel, QuickBooks, and other accounting software
  • Familiarity with ADP payroll or another third-party payroll processing system and provider
  • Experience with or familiarity with Power Church software, a plus
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, planning, and organizing
  • Strong communication skills
  • History of working well with church and non-profit staff and volunteers
  • Flexibility and ability to work well under pressure

No relocation.

A final job description will appear in the successful applicants’ employee contract.

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