JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY The bookkeeper is responsible for maintaining the financial records of Burton Avenue United Church. The bookkeeper works closely with the Treasurer and the Stewardship Committee. The bookkeeper liaises with the Minister, Administrative Assistant and the Church Board.
ACCOUNTABILITY The bookkeeper is accountable to the Church Board through the Ministry & Personnel Committee.
FINANCIAL DUTIES Assists with maintenance of financial records for the church, including:
Maintain accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
Process expense claims
Process payroll through ADP (Automatic Data Processing)
Prepare month end financial statements and reporting
Reconcile bank statements monthly
Remit Mission & Service funds to UCC
Remit Goods and Services Tax installation
Prepare year end government reporting
Assist with the budgeting process
Maintain confidentiality of all financial contribution information
SKILLS AND ABILITIES Education and Experience
Accounting diploma or bookkeeping certificate
Minimum of 2 years related experience
Proficiency in computer skills including MSWord, Excel and specific fund-based accounting software (QuickBooks)
Aptitude for understanding various software platforms
Knowledge of payroll reporting requirements
Precise attention to detail
Data entry skills
Produce work with high level of accuracy
Able to build strong and respectful working relationships with peers
Effective communication skills – both in-person and on-line
Strong knowledge of CRA requirements
Must obtain a valid Police Records Check (within 6 months) that includes the vulnerable sector screening.
The bookkeeper’s position is a part time contract position. The candidate should expect to spend approximately 5 – 10 hours each week working in the position, depending on the time of month/year.
Compensation is $25. to $35. per hour dependent upon qualifications and experience.
To apply, please submit the following:
Letter of application. The letter should address work experience as outlined in the job description
Three references. Please provide the name, address, phone numbers and email address for each of your references.