Job Description: Bookkeeper The Church of the Heavenly Rest, a non-profit religious organization located at 2 East 90th Street, seeks a professional to assume the role of bookkeeper. Overview: • This is a part time position of no more than 24 hours a week; the duties are that of a bookkeeper. • Work with the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to ensure the smooth functioning of the financial control and reporting needs of the parish. • Provide support to the Financial Affairs Committee, the Stewardship Committee, the Audit Committee, The Budget Committee, and the Treasurer. Job Responsibilities: • Execute the financial functions of the parish, including, but not limited to, working on budgeting, maintaining financial controls, and executing regular financial transactions. • Maintain the General Ledger, process accounts payable, cut checks, make deposits, maintain pledge records. • Support the Capital Campaign Steering Committee by recording pledges made and pledge receipts. • Prepare monthly financial reports for the Rector, CAO, Vestry and Congregation. • Prepare Quarterly Statements for parishioners, reflecting annual pledge and receipts, capital campaign pledge and receipts, and any other contributions to the Church. • Alert the CAO to any unusual financial transactions. • Prepare Stewardship reports required by the Stewardship Committee. • Track cash flow needs and alert the CAO of any potential short falls. • Collaborate with Director of Capital Projects and Outside Partnerships to ensure timely payment of bills and collection of payables. • Coordinate annual financial audit with Audit Committee and outside auditors. • Assist the CAO in updating The Church of the Heavenly Rest accounting policy and procedure manual. Skills and Abilities: • Experience and ability with accounting procedures and organizational financial controls. • Sound data entry skills. Pro-active and highly organized. • Strong working knowledge of Excel and QuickBooks. • Experience with developing organizational policies and procedures. • Ability to work well with a diverse group of people. • Considered a plus: experience working with a church; working with Church Windows software; familiarity with Paychex payroll systems. Compensation • Competitive salary based on experience. How to Apply Resumes and a brief introduction should be emailed to the Rev. Hal Roark at [email protected] with the position title in the subject line. Note: only highly qualified candidates will be contacted in response to applications submitted.
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