Church Bookkeeper

Administration; Finance
Part time with benefits

Christ Community Church of Laguna Hills

Laguna Hills, CA
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Job Description

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Unmistakable love for God, His Word and His Church.
  • Proficiency with G-Suite applications, Microsoft Office and the use of general office machines.
  • Proficiency with Intuit QuickBooks accounting software
  • Minimum of 3 years accounting or bookkeeping experience, preferably in a church or other non-profit environment
  • Proficiency in double-entry accounting (credits/debits) preferred


  • Process payroll for the staff.
    -- Maintain vacation and sick records.
    -- Prepare annual W-2s and 1099s.
  • Prepare bank reconciliation statements monthly.
    -- Reconcile cash and balance sheet accounts (credit cards, deferrals, debt) regularly.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual budget financial reports for the Staff Elder of Administration.
  • Prepare monthly reports of financial position, results of operations and accompanying notes for the Elder Board and Stewardship Committee within 10 days of month-end closing.
  • Work closely with Staff Elder of Administration and the church treasurer to create and analyze financial reports and ensure compliance with financial best practices.
  • Participate in the preparation of annual budget.
  • Prepare and submit all applicable tax payments on behalf of the church and preschool.
  • Promote compliance with church doctrine, federal and state regulation, accounting pronouncements and other financial authority.
  • Safeguard the integrity of all financial records, tangible and electronic.


  • Be an active part of the life and culture of the church, including attending worship services and participating in a community group.
  • Mature, Christ-like character.
  • Ability to exercise discretion, good judgment, confidentiality and patience in personal relationships and in the management of information.
  • An amicable relationship with other team members and pastoral staff.
  • A teachable and courteous disposition while working with others.
  • Demonstrate professionalism through appearance, attitude and allegiance.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and execute tasks in a timely manner (able to perform under deadlines and pressure).
  • Possess a broad knowledge of church policies and procedures.
  • Commitment to the doctrine, philosophy and direction of CCC.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and execute tasks in a timely manner. Able to perform under deadlines and pressure.

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods sitting or standing at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to stoop and crouch to access office supplies.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at a time.

About this Church

Christ Community Church is an EFCA church located in Laguna Hills, CA. We are a multi-generational church and we have a passion for the glory of God and the good of His people. For more information about our church, visit