Staff Accountant

I. Purpose of the Job

The Staff Accountant serves Radiant Church by playing an instrumental role in our Business Operations Department. They are directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the finance department. 

 

II. Skills

    • Two years of experience minimum in accounting 
    • Experience in problem solving 
    • Ability to handle multiple projects effectively
    • Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills 
    • Proficiency in Word and Excel/ Docs and Sheets
    • Experience in operating an accounting 10-key calculator
    • Demonstrates efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload
    • Proven track record of problem solving and employee relations
    • Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills 
    • Ability to act as a role model for church staff
    • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles
    • Awareness of business trends
    • Experience with creating financial statements
    • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
    • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills (Quickbooks)
    • Accuracy and attention to detail
    • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
    • Intermediate understanding of accounting and reporting standards, gaining experience in researching as it relates to accounting issues

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing reports.
  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Secures financial information by completing database backups.
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Work with internal and external audit processes
  • Oversee staff bookkeepers
  • Oversee A/R and A/P processes
  • This job will be a salaried 40 hour work week Monday – Friday.

Church Values:

 

  • 1. Jesus is our answer – At Radiant Church we “pray first” knowing that a relationship with Jesus is the answer to whatever we are going through.

    2. The Bible is our foundation – At Radiant Church, we build our lives on God’s word instead of the culture’s opinion. We do not bend the scriptures to match culture, we bend our lives to march the scriptures. 

    3. Worship is our lifestyle – At Radiant Church, we get to glorify God through our giving, our singing, our serving, our spirit of excellence, and our life-giving attitudes.

    4. Community is our commitment – At Radiant Church, we do not do life alone. True life change happens in the context of relationships with other believers. 

    5. People are our pursuit– At Radiant Church, we will do anything short of sin to reach people who are far from God. People are not our problem; people are our pursuit. 

Leaders:

  • Seek God
  • Empower people
  • Are teachable
  • Take ownership
  • Life a life worth following

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