Bookkeeper

First Chinese Baptist Church, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA 90012-1725

Category: Business/Administration

Posted on: March 17, 2020

Time Type: Part Time

Job Description:

Typical Work Schedule: 20 hours per week (additional hours may be needed at the start for training and to meet work demands); flexible work hours

Job Summary: The Bookkeeper is responsible for the day-to-day entry and maintenance of the church's financial records, reconciliation, and preparation of financial reports. The Bookkeeper takes care of accounts payable, accounts receivable, and performs other tasks as assigned by the Treasurer and Church Administrator. The Bookkeeper will conduct all bookkeeping within the church's internal control policies and procedures.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1) Accounts Payable - process vendor payments and reimbursement requests from congregation members; monitor automatic debits and other electronic payments
2) Accounts Receivable - process invoices and statements, record deposits, collection follow-up
3) Verify bills, bank debit transactions, and credit cards for accuracy and approvals
4) Post journal and payroll entries to the general ledger
5) Monitor and record all electronic transactions from various sources such as online giving, PayPal payments, etc.
6) Notify Treasurer to acknowledge large contributions (i.e., wire transfers, sales of stock, etc.)
7) Reconcile all bank and brokerage statements to general ledger; categorize financial transactions appropriately
8) Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for review by various ministries, committees
9) Prepare expenditure reports to assist the Budget Review Committee in its budgetary process
10) Diagnose accounting problems
11) Respond to accounting inquiries and requests from vendors and congregation members
12) Adhere to and maintain accounting procedures and internal controls
13) Perform special projects as assigned

PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME to jobsubmission@fcbc.org
 

Job Qualifications:

1) Accounting or similar degree; minimum 2 years' non-profit accrual bookkeeping experience preferred
2) Highly organized; great attention to detail
3) Able to meet deadlines
4) Follows directions
5) Self-starter and self-learner
6) Clear oral and written communication skills
7) Sound judgment and discretion when handling confidential issues
8) Able to work with a variety of people at various levels
9) Able to work independently and with office staff
10) Proficient in QuickBooks, Microsoft Office applications; able to learn new software
11) Motivated to serve the Lord
12) Good verbal and written English required

CANDIDATE PROFILE:
1) Born again Christian, worships regularly, maintains a consistent spiritual life and disciplines
2) Able to maintain strict confidentiality
3) Respectful towards authority and subordinates
4) Culturally sensitive and aware
5) Demonstrates sound work ethic and a "customer service" orientation
 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Bookkeeper
Time Type:
Part Time
Salary:
Not specified
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
Worship Style:
Blended
Church Size:
1000 - 1500

Contact Information:

Contact Name:
Karen Lew
Address1:
942 Yale St
Address2:
City:
Los Angeles
State or Province:
ZIP Code:
90012-1725
Country:
USA
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