Manager of Accounting - Trinity UMC, Denver, CO

July 23, 2019

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION – Reporting to the Director of Business Administration, the Manager of Accounting is responsible for all accounting requirements to support church activities including adhering to GAAP practices for non-profits, implementing standards and performing functions such as: posting to the General Ledger, making journal entries, monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting, budgeting, accounts payable, bank statement reconciliations, payroll, expense reporting, and managing banking relationships. 

Is also accountable for managing external audit and complies with all rules and regulations, as defined in policies and procedures. As a staff member, responsible for promoting a Christian atmosphere fostering effective working relationships with staff/non-staff workers, church membership and finance committee members. Partners with all areas of ministry and laity to achieve organizational goals.

  • Completes daily, weekly, bi-monthly and monthly accounting activities to manage and report upon organization’s cash flow position
  • Performs Accounts Payable functions, posts to the General Ledger, makes journal entries and manages banking relationship
  • Abides by internal financial controls to ensure regulatory/internal compliance, provide accuracy of financial records and efficiency of operations
  • Prepares budget forms, forecasts, and monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports
  • Interfaces with the ministry, Finance Committee and Trustees primarily. Interacts with these committees and provides information and supports their needs
  • Provides accounts receivable support
  • Provides employee benefits administration and ensures accuracy and compliance with federal and state laws
  • Processes time records to support payroll processing and audits to ensure all necessary agencies receive proper reporting, including year-end tax documentation

 The candidate should possess:
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in accounting and/or the financial management field with an annual budget of at least $3,000,000 preferably with a comparable non-profit religious organization
  • Outstanding financial skills are a prerequisite as is a thorough understanding of financial controls and general accounting procedures and standards for non-profit organizations
  • An undergraduate degree in business or related field/experience from an accredited institution is a basic requirement, preferably with a major in accounting, finance or business administration
The following skills/certifications are preferred but not required:
  • C.P.A.
  • HR and Benefits administration experience

Candidates must be proficient in the following areas:
  • MS Office Suite includes excellent MS Excel skills
  • Financial reporting experience including monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting; forecasting and budgeting
  • Benefits administration
  • Payroll processes
This position will also utilize various systems.  Candidates that possess the following are in high demand:
  • Shelby Next Financial
  • Shelby Next Membership
  • Paycom or other payroll system (Paylocity, ADP, Ultimate, etc.)
Candidates must possess the following to be considered for this position:
  • Strict confidentiality
  • Self-motivated and strong problem solver
  • Strong interpersonal skills in communications with staff, congregational members, volunteers, and community members
  • Results oriented with strong aptitude in planning, prioritizing, organizing and following through
  • Superior detail-orientation
  • Ability to execute and comply with organizational policies and procedures
  • Service orientation
  • Able to work collaboratively and collegially in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
Must be honest, principled, and courageous; must possess utmost integrity, be honest and respectful in all dealings with church members, colleagues and the public.

This position is required to perform a minimum of 40 hours of work per week, of which most will be in the office and some can be remote.

Contact: Sheila Alishouse

Address: 1820 Broadway Denver CO 80202

Phone: 303-839-1493

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