Accountant - Mountain Sky Conference of The United Methodist Church

July 09, 2019

The Mountain Sky Conference of The United Methodist Church is seeking a full-time Accountant. The Accountant, under the direction of the Accounting Manager, is responsible for the day-to-day processing of all accounting transactions. The primary areas of responsibility include processing cash receipts, accounts payable, and property and liability insurance; bookkeeping for Conference-owned camps; reconciliation of monthly credit card reports; and maintaining filing systems. The Accountant will have extensive contact via phone and email with Conference vendors, employees, local church staff, and volunteers. This position will be based in the Denver Conference Office in Greenwood Village, Colorado.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Cash Receipts

  1. Record all receipts into accounting systems

  2. Respond to phone and e-mail inquiries from church staff and volunteers concerning payments and online giving processes and reports

  3. Enter accounts receivable invoices in the accounting system

  4. Process bank deposits to multiple accounts

Accounts Payable

  1. Enter all accounts payable invoices in accounting systems

  2. Process checks weekly and as needed

  3. Respond to phone and email inquiries from vendors, employees, local church staff and volunteers

Reconciliation of Company Credit Cards

  1. Match receipts to credit card bills

  2. Complete a monthly reconciliation for each cardholder

  3. Ensure adherence to Conference policies regarding the acceptable use of credit cards

Bookkeeping for Conference-Owned Camps

  1. Record all accounting entries in QuickBooks

  2. Work with off-site camp staff to ensure all transactions are recorded

  3. Provide off-site camp staff with reports as necessary

  4. Process camp payroll and tax filings

Property & Liability Insurance

  1. Calculate yearly property and liability premiums owed by Conference-affiliated entities

  2. Calculate the allocation of premiums for all Conference master policies

  3. Prepare invoices

Benefits Billing

  1. Invoice local churches for moving expenses

  2. Invoice local churches for pension obligations

Miscellaneous Accounting Duties

  1. Follow up on Accounts Receivable

  2. Provide assistance as needed to Conference statistician

  3. File all accounting records weekly

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience with accounting software - Abila (Sage) experience a plus
  • Experience with QuickBooks
  • Computer literacy – experience with Microsoft Office and Google applications
  • Excel skills including the use of formulas, filtering, vlookup, sorting, and formatting
  • Extreme attention to detail required
  • Efficient and organized
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Pleasant and professional manner

View the full job description

To apply:
  1. Complete an online application.
  2. On the online application, submit a cover letter, resume and three references (one from a direct supervisor).
  3. Suitable candidates will be required to complete a background check.
No mailed materials will be accepted. Only complete online applications, with all materials uploaded, will be accepted. Applications will be received and considered on a rolling basis.
The mission of the Mountain Sky Conference of The United Methodist Church is to live into God’s grace and abundance as we lead a re-energized peaceful and compassionate movement to claim the life-changing love of Jesus Christ for ALL people.