Financial Assistant

This position assists in monitoring the flow of all the cash transactions by ensuring their proper entry, verifying the accuracy of financial records, assisting in report generation, and recommending/building/implementing processes to improve financial procedures and policies. Responsibilities include:

  • Processing and overseeing financial transactions, accounts payable, accounts receivables, payroll, tax payments, etc.

  • Providing support in preparing the financial reports as per the instructions received from the supervisor.

  • Maintaining, updating, and retrieving the financial information from the financial database and system.

  • Assisting in the preparation of receipts and their relevant formats to ensure that financial details can be entered correctly in the accounting system.

  • Applying accounting principles and techniques to perform routine accounting activities

  • Maintaining the accounting spreadsheets and journal logs to ensure that they are compliant with accepted accounting practices and The Crossing Church’s procedures. 

  • Assisting in budget preparation and monitoring to ensure that expenditures are posted to appropriate accounts. Participating in the financial reviews and recording actions from the review meeting.

  • Tracking and reconciling bank statements 

  • Leading/ assisting with audit activities and interface with external accounting firm

  • Administering the financial elements in the Fellowship One data database.

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Agreement with The Crossing Church’s Statement of Faith and commitment to live by the Leadership Honor Code and personnel policies and procedures

  • In-depth knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting procedures

  • Strong administrative and organizational skills, capable of handling large volumes of financial data and information accurately with good understanding of storage and retrieval methods

  • Clear ability to follow procedures and prioritize work to ensure that it is completed within timelines

  • Able to perform accounting calculations accurately (good math skills) and to identify potential discrepancies/errors and resolve them effectively and efficiently

  • Values and demonstrates good team work skills

  • Proficiency in QuickBooks, Word and Excel is essential in order to handle significant volume of financial data

 

Educational Background

A high school diploma (required) and/or a bachelor's degree (preferred) from an accredited university supported by experience in bookkeeping, accounting, or finance.  Please provide resume and references.

Work Schedule

Generally work four days a week (Mon – Thur or Tues – Fri), with some Sundays to process weekend offering.  Anticipate 20 – 32 hours a week, depending on tasks.


Reports to Financial Secretary
Salary Negotiable