Administrative Assistant

St. Paul's United Methodist Church

Cedar Rapids, IA Administrative & Clerical / Human Resources
Job Summary
The Administrative Assistant, under the direction of the Church Business Administrator, will enter accounts payable, payroll, and related financial entries into the church’s Church Management Software for the development and distribution of timely and accurate financial statements.  This position will also assist in the weekly processing of contributions and pledges; as such discretion and confidentiality are a requirement.  
Essential Functions:
  • Degree in Accounting, Management, Technology or a related field
  • Working knowledge of, and experience with, accounting and database management
  • Previous experience in accounting
  • Effective communication and people skills; public relations skills
  • Embrace the ethical and Christian environment at St. Paul’s UMC
  • Flexibility in working with diverse and numerous people
  • Commitment to discretion and confidentiality
  • Competence in the use of technology and Microsoft Office software
  • Inner drive to continuously improve work conditions, systems and outcomes
  • Disposition of compassion, and skill in problem solving and conflict resolution
    Primary tasks:
  • Data entry of invoices into Church Management Software (ChMS) including the creation of checks for timely and accurate payment of invoices.
  • Scan checks and record deposit of receipts of contributions into the ChMS General Ledger.
  • Provide adequate checks and balances within the Financial Team for cash receipts and disbursements.
  • Process semi-monthly payroll with related submission of tax and other payroll related activities.
  • Oversee human resources personnel files, Paid Time Off records, and schedules.
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
Core Competencies:
  • Missions Ownership:  Demonstrates understanding and full support of the mission, vision, values and beliefs of St Paul’s UMC.  
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the skills of active listening and openly accepts criticism.   Productively engages and resolves interpersonal conflict.  Holds others accountable in a spirit of love.  Engages people positively, with a demeanor of optimism and abundance.

Application Instructions:

St. Paul's UMC Applications for employment are located on the website. Please complete full application and return to Garr Hintz @ Applications will be received until June 14th or until an applicant is hired.

Job ID: 68265

Posted 9 days ago

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