Sample Church Bookkeeper Resume

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Brian Watkins
1700 Burke Street
Cambridge, MA 2141
(111)-325-2138
[email]

Job Objective Highly motivated and resourceful Church Bookkeeper with strong accounting skills looking to find employment within the accounting field.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Exceptional experience in managing database software
  • Deep knowledge of internet browsers
  • Huge knowledge of church equipments and operations
  • Remarkable ability to check invoices within timeframe
  • Outstanding ability to maintain various files on computer
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize activities as per timeframe
  • Familiarity with Quickbooks for coding and bill paying
  • Ability to reconcile petty cash receipts
  • Ability to process financial mail, invoices and statements

Professional Experience:

Church Bookkeeper
Federated Church, Cambridge, MA
August 2007 – Present

Responsibilities:

  • Performed various bookkeeping functions for church as processing check requisitions.
  • Assisted in all financial transfers and facilitate adjustments if required.
  • Reconciled receipts for petty cash and processed account payable invoices.
  • Maintained record of individual contributions and tuition.
  • Prepared reports for all payroll taxes and submitted all forms.
  • Managed and stored permanent records from last year carefully.
  • Performed research on all data to prepare church budget.
  • Distributed annual income appropriately in expense reports.

Church Bookkeeper
Berkeley Hills Lutheran Church, Cambridge, MA
May 2004 – July 2007

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared summary for treasurer for all expenses for month.
  • Evaluated online payments of parish obligations to ensure accuracy.
  • Prepared checks to be signed by church officials before mailing.
  • Developed payroll on monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Prepared and maintain accuracy of all time cards for non clergy staff members.
  • Maintained records of financial contributions in church database.
  • Assisted to handle cash receipts and manage all cash disbursement.
  • Maintained records of all donations and sent contribution letters to patrons.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
McKendree College, Lebanon, IL

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