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Church Accountant Resume

A church accountant handles accounting tasks and all financial responsibilities of a church. It is the main job responsibility of a church accountant to prepare, manage and maintain all finance related matters of the church. The church accountant also shoulders responsibilities such as preparing monthly and annual financial statements, processing checks, maintaining filing systems, preparing annual budgets, verifying checks, performing bank reconciliation, checking account statements and maintaining the church's confidential financial information. A bachelor's degree in accounting is necessary to become a church accountant. Attention to detail with excellent knowledge of accounting principles are some of the mandatory skill sets and knowledge required for the position.

Resume Example

Eric White
2012 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, Florida
Phone: 143-201-4455

Career Objective:

More than three years of professional experience in providing financial and accounting services to the Churches. Looking for an opportunity to function as a Church Accountant and work towards professional growth and development.

Knowledge & Skill Sets:

  • Extensive knowledge of fundamental accounting principles, Generally Accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and accounting guidelines
  • Comprehensive knowledge of accounting software, account reconciliation and financial statement preparation
  • Well versed with the work of calculating financial statements, preparing records and performing financial auditing
  • Possesses excellent knowledge of computer applications
  • Ability to communicate proficiently with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, mathematical, problem solving and organization skills
  • Ability to function cooperatively in a team and work in a fast paced working environment

Professional Work History:

Organization: Joshep Church, Florida
Duration: January 2012 till date
Designation: Accountant

  • Preparing quarterly financial statements for the church members
  • Responsible for providing financial services and preparing yearly budget statements
  • Complete task of filling and reviewing quarterly and yearly payroll tax forms as well as checking the balance account
  • Responsible for entering payment invoices, checking investment accounts and preparing year-end financial reports
  • Perform the task of submitting reconciliation to the treasurer and preparing annual contribution letters
  • Submitting checks to the treasurer for verification and signature

Organization: Eric Church, Florida
Duration: May 2008 to March 2009
Designation: Junior Accountant

  • Perform the responsibility of providing church accounting service and preparing monthly financial reports
  • Collecting and checking cash on church's account
  • Handle responsibilities related to the maintaining of records of investment accounts and processing of checks and transactions
  • Perform the task of balancing financial records and monitoring accounting systems
  • Complete the responsibility of assisting the church accountants in preparing and reviewing year-end financial reports
  • Responsible for processing biweekly payroll and balancing checks and preparing financial information
  • Perform the work of preparing investment accounts, general fund records, etc. and monitoring accounting systems

Educational Summary:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Florida 2010


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