Open position as of October 16, 2015:
Accounting Specialist - General Ledger and Contributions
Full-Time Position
Email resume to Karen Goff, Executive Director of Operations/CFO.

Job Description

The Accounting Specialist will be responsible for contribution processing and general ledger accounting. Specific duties include:


  • Process, post and reconcile weekly contributions and memorials
  • Work with members to set up ACH and credit card payments
  • Send contribution statements
  • Answer contribution questions from church members
  • Assist members with information on how to make a stock gift
  • Help update and maintain member records in system

General Ledger

  • Reconcile monthly bank statements to contributions, accounts payable and general ledger
  • Determine monthly closing entries and post to general ledger
  • Work with auditors on year-end audit and closing entries
  • Post and reconcile payroll to general ledger
  • Work with CFO to develop a budget and input into system


  • Process, post and reconcile weekly receipts

Monthly Reporting

  • Provide month-end reporting to include the following:
         Ministry income and expense statements
         Reconciliation of special funds
         Monthly financial statements as needed

Other Various Accounting Functions

  • Be knowledgeable of payroll processing to provide back up and segregation of duties
  • Be knowledgeable of accounts payable to provide back up and segregation of duties


  • 3–5 years of experience in accounting (prefer an associate’s degree in bookkeeping or accounting)
  • Must be open to new technology and processes
  • Shelby or Fellowship One software experience
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Detail-oriented and conducts himself/herself in a professional manner
  • Highly refined organizational and communication skills