Opening: Bookkeeper (part time)

Title: Bookkeeper (Part-time)

Purpose:  To provide day to day bookkeeping, bill payment and processing, and financial reporting, as well as expense reimbursement, and check and petty cash disbursements.

Spiritual Qualification:  Personal relationship with Jesus Christ as demonstrated through a commitment to Christ’s teachings in both language and actions.

Qualifications: Formalized training and / or equivalent experience in accounting or bookkeeping; good organizational and planning skills, financial integrity and confidentiality are all required.  Must be able to communicate well with a variety of people, including bank personnel, and work independently.

Principle Responsibilities: Duties include, but are not limited to…

  • Maintaining accurate and organized financial records for the church, with proficiency in the use of and reporting using Quickbooks for Non-profits program
  • Ensuring payment and documentation of church financial obligations in their various forms, including:
  • Managing and documenting bills paid automatically through the church bank account and paying ebills
  • Writing checks for authorized building utilities payments as well as staff benefit payments
  • Resolving any billing discrepancies
  • Writing weekly checks for worship, as well as short notice and emergency requests
  • Fulfilling approved check requests from PAUMC Ministries
  • Producing reports as scheduled by the PAUMC Finance Committee
  • Making monthly remittances to the Conference Treasurer
  • Familiarity with policies and procedures in handling funds approved by Finance Chair
  • Working with Human Resources Administrator to manage all payroll related payments
  • Working with Financial Secretary to process weekly deposits and vouchers, and accurately record all funds deposited and received
  • Backing up financial records on Park Avenue United Methodist Church server on a weekly basis



Reports to:  PAUMC staff and Finance Treasurer

Approved by SPRC:

Interested candidates should email resumes and cover letter to  Ottis Bennet