Financial Clerk Needed

St. Paul Lutheran Church

Job Description: Finance Clerk- part-time
Accountable to: Finance Board – Primary
Senior Pastor and Principal

Primary Responsibilities
Maintain accurate financial records including; accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, income statement, balance sheet, bank accounts and reconciliations and individual contribution records. Attend monthly Board and Council meetings and quarterly Congregational meetings to present current financial statements.
Receive, record and provide a receipt for memorial gifts to the church.
Prepare and mail quarterly giving statements to donors.
Prepare and distribute payroll for all school and church staff, including appropriate tax filings.
Serve as primary contact for employee payroll changes
Serve as primary contact for all Concordia Plan and Met Life enrollments, changes and questions.
Serve as primary contact for property and equipment insurance.
Serve as primary contact for all workers compensation related items.
Maintain complete and accurate personnel files on all school and church staff.
Compile the annual budget under direction of the Finance Board and provide any information requested by the various boards to help in preparation of their portions of the budget.
Maintain the school cafeteria account
Assist other administrative staff as needed to ensure efficient and effective operations of the combined church and school offices.
Other duties as assigned by the Finance Board, Senior Pastor or School Principal.


Minimum of a high school diploma; Associates preferred.
Previous accounting experience, including general ledger, accounts payable and receivable, balance sheet creation and bank statement reconciliation.
Experience with payroll and related tax issues.
Human Resource experience a plus, including workers compensation and benefit plan administration.
Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
Experience and comfort with computers and various office equipment
Close attention to detail
Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality
Ability to balance requests coming from several supervisors.