Staff Accountant


1/9/2023

Job Summary
The Staff Accountant is responsible for the day-to-day financial affairs of a large established church congregation. The primary duties of this role include, but not limited to, ensuring efficient recording of financial transactions, coordination of member giving statements, timely and accurate staff payroll processing, and preparation of all required financial reports.
 
Job Responsibilities

  • Efficient financial recording and reporting based on proper accounting procedures, including timely posting of credits and debits to Automated Church Systems (ACS).
  • Coordinate online giving processes and transactions.
  • Disbursement of properly documented and authorized funds.
  • Timely and accurate invoice processing and vendor management.
  • Recording of all member contributions and issuance of regular contributor statements.
  • All aspects of Payroll and Benefits for staff and contractors.
  • Assist the Treasurer and Audit Committee in conducting an annual audit of the financial records and policies of the church.
  • Preparation of monthly and annual financial reports to the Congregation Council, committees, and the congregation.
  • Assist the Council in preparing the annual budget.
  • With the Treasurer, monitor monthly cash flow to anticipate monetary requirements.
  • On a timely basis, handle all stock transactions for members of the congregation.
  • Primary responsibility for full, accurate and timely management of all accounting and financial matters of the church. Ensure proper financial policies are practiced, evaluated and updated as necessary.
Working Relationships
  • Responsible to the Senior Pastor and Congregation Council.
  • Works closely with Treasurer, Financial Secretary, Stewardship Committee, Facility Manager and other staff.
  • Attend staff meetings and be an integral part of the staff team (on site for a majority of hours).
  • Attend Congregation Council meetings as requested.
  • From a business viewpoint, assist staff or committees in solutions to organizational problems.
  • Be a positive representative of the ministry and mission of the church.
  • Other duties as assigned or apparent.
 
Qualifications
  • Experience and training in computers, especially Automated Church Systems data base management and financial modules.
  • Supervisory experience is helpful.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Good rapport and cooperation with volunteer workers and staff.
  • Strong attention to organization and details.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Enjoy working with people and groups.

Contact: Chair, HR Committee

Address: 5575 Peachtree Parkway Peachtree Corners 30092

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Website: ctklutheran.org