Central Texas Conference: Staff Accountant
Date Posted: 8/22/2022
Central Texas Conference, Fort Worth, TX
The mission of the Central Texas Conference is to energize and equip the local churches of the Conference so that they may most effectively engage in our mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. While the Staff Accountant’s primary function is to be the detail transaction person (cash receipts, cash disbursements, general ledger, payroll, etc.) for the Treasurer, the CTC Service Center works as a cross-functional team, so this role is ideal for a goal-oriented team player.
Title: Staff Accountant
Department: Roberts Center for Leadership & Administration
Reports to: Comptroller/Treasurer
Accounts receivable, including daily posting of scanned checks / online remittances, updating cash spreadsheet, preparing deposit, maintain donor database, file remittance reports, answer inquiries, etc.
Accounts payable – receive / verify check requests and process, mail payments, maintain payment file, maintain vendor file, track 1099 vendors and payments, report any new / unusual disbursements, fie payment documentation, vendor inquiries
General ledger – monthly credit card statements distributed / posted, post journal entries, balance bank statements, run budget and designated fund reports
Payroll – process bi-monthly employee payroll
Pension / health benefits – cross-train with pension / health benefits person to be a backup when needed. Handle benefit and compensation processes and procedures which includes data maintenance and collaborate with pension / benefits person for maintaining benefit billing and payments.
Other – attend weekly staff meeting, Annual Conference duties, assist in preparation for audit, and keep treasurer informed of large / unusual transactions, other duties as assigned
Purpose: The primary purpose of the Staff Accountant is to be the detail transaction person (cash receipts, cash disbursements, general ledger, payroll, etc.) for the Treasurer. This person is also expected to cross-train with the pensions / benefits person to be the backup for that person when that person is out or high workload calls for additional help.
Duties: The successful candidate must be able to work both independently and collaboratively. The candidate must have accounting knowledge and experience. Experience with payroll, pensions, and healthcare is a plus. Experience with church accounting software preferred, especially Shelby.
Accounting Bachelor degree preferred
5-7+ years experience
Non-profit accounting, reporting and clergy payroll experience a plus
Shelby Next experience a plus
Display empathy and positive regard for others in written, verbal and non-verbal communications.
Work effectively with colleagues by practicing punctuality, respect for deadlines, collaborative problem solving, and honest communication.
Build trusting relationships by acting with integrity, courtesy, and responsibility, even in the face of stress or demanding workplace conditions.
Maintain proficiency as needed and attend approved trainings, reading job-related materials, and meeting with others in area of responsibility.
Dress appropriately for a workplace with frequent customer service interactions.
Meet all required standards of confidentiality and safety. Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
Working conditions: A blend of remote and onsite office working environment. Usual office working conditions apply. The noise level in the work environment is typical of most office environments. Infrequent weekend hours to work on accounting documents as well as mandatory Annual Conference attendance is to be expected.
Benefits: Benefits for full time employees may include health plan benefits, holidays, paid time off and retirement plan opportunities per conference policy.
The Central Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church is an equal opportunity employer.
How to Apply
Email resume and cover letter to Greg Carey, Central Texas Conference Comptroller/Treasurer, at
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 817-877-5222