Part-time Bookkeeper

The Well, a United Methodist Church Rosemount, MN Part Time
1 week ago

Job Description

The Well, a United Methodist Church

Bookkeeper

This position reports to the Director of Administration

Status: Part-time, Non-exempt

SUMMARY: The Bookkeeper position works closely with the pastoral and administrative staff and the

Finance Team in order to maintain, update, and deliver vital church information and services. The position

will work approximately 8 hours per week.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Prepares checks when invoices and check request forms arrive, obtain signature from an authorized

check signer, mail checks, and file invoice and stub appropriately.

• Categorize expenses in QuickBooks to the appropriate expense account and create a journal entry to

reflect expense being covered by specific church group.

• Prepares line-item charges to committees for postage, copies and supplies.

• Follow a schedule for paying the credit card bills and moving money from the Operating Account to

the Building Account once a month to cover the mortgage.

• Writes checks as per a schedule agreed upon and set by the Finance Committee and as cash flow

allows, obtains approvals from committee chairs as needed and applies credit to proper expense

accounts up to the budget limit when possible.

• Produces a monthly and annual Financial Statement for Finance and Operations Team.

• Provides input to the yearly budget into the General Ledger System for tracking against and for

monthly review.

• Reconciles bank accounts.

• Maintains Cafeteria Plan ledger, chart of accounts, financial records and copy of all payroll and

1099 filings.

• Prepares financial reports as necessary and as directed by the Finance Committee.

• Provides support to the God’s Discovery Kids (GDK) preschool of monthly billing/money transfer

and the month end closing process.

• Works with the Financial Secretary to ensure deposits and corrections are entered correctly.

• Assists with financial reporting, budgets, payroll, and providing review and feedback.

• Identifies financial resources and training needs.

• Recommends best practices in areas of finance/accounting.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must have excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel and QuickBooks)

• Payroll experience is a plus.

• Ability to work independently and take initiative.

• Organized, with an attention to detail.

• Professional, able to maintain confidentiality.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

• Organizing. Can gather and organize resources (people, materials, funding, support) to get things

done; uses resources effectively and efficiently.

• Planning. Accurately assess the length and difficulty of a project; sets objectives and goals; breaks

down work into process steps; develops schedules and task assignments; anticipates and adjusts for

problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results.

• Managing vision. Articulates and supports the vision and mission of The Well.

• Managing conflict. Deals with problems quickly and directly; steps up to conflict, seeing them as

opportunities; reads situations quickly; focuses when listening; settles disputes collaboratively and

equitably; finds common ground and get cooperation.

• Interpersonal relationships. Relates well to all kinds of people, inside and outside of the

congregation; builds appropriate rapport; builds effective and constructive relationships; uses

diplomacy and tact; is regarded as a team player.

• Trust and integrity. Is widely trusted; seen as direct and truthful; keeps confidences; admits mistakes;

adheres to appropriate and effective set of core values during good and bad times; acts in line with

those values; practices what he or she preaches.

COMPENSATION:

Rate of compensation will be based on:

• Experience and education.

• Work agreement of hours/ week commitment

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

• A United Methodist background is not required, but the successful candidate must be in agreement

with the standards, theology and policies of The Well.

Send letter of interest and resume to:

The Well, a UMC

Attn: A. Jones

P.O. Box 22

14770 Canada Ave. W.

Rosemount, MN 55068

Email letter of interest and resume to: ajones@thewellmn.church

Qualifications

Salary & Benefits

$17 - $20

Can be done remote?

  • No

About The Well, a United Methodist Church Church

United Methodist 501-750 people

Connecting people to Jesus for the transformation of our community.


Core Values

  • Living like Jesus
  • Intentionally Nonpartisan
  • Inclusive of All
  • Caring for Kids