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Radiant Church

Staff Accountant

Radiant Church
Richland, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 03/27/2017
Categories: Business/Administration - Church Staff - Non-ministry Jobs - Other - Secretarial/Office
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Purpose: The Staff Accountant is responsible for the accurate accounting and handling of all Radiant Church finances.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Implements and communicates financial policies and procedures to all departments including monthly budget monitoring and analysis of departmental income and expenses
  • Oversees accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Manage financial accounting, monitoring, and reporting systems
  • Monitor and maintain proper cash flow control and cash reserves
  • Implements and maintains current general ledger accounts with cohesion in relation to ministry needs, growth and budget
  • Oversee all account transactions including account reconciliations and account transfers
  • Ensures adherence to the GAAP standard regulations
  • Provides status of financial position by collecting, analyzing, and reporting financial data
  • Ensures the accurate record-keeping of all financial activities
  • Monitors employee business card use and communicates proper policy and procedures to both new and existing employees
  • Prepares and oversees annual church budget by establishing, collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommend adjustments through year as necessary; inputs annual budget into accounting software
  • Process all sales tax withholding reporting and payments
  • Works with independent accounting firm to orchestrate annual audits/reviews and ensures implementation of recommendations; is responsible for properly recording year end adjustments and paperwork for tax filing
  • Knowledge of financial regulations and tax laws specifically related to Non-profit organizations
  • Develop, monitor, and implement internal controls, checks and balances
  • Oversees and ensures accurate giving records, people records, and statements in FellowshipOne database and assists with database oversight
  • Manages all Radiant Church giving software and platforms



Unique Skills and Knowledge

  • A personal relationship with Jesus Christ that results in a life lived in obedience to the will of God as described in the Word of God, evident by spiritual fruit and the desire to grow in the Lord
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Incredible attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills; aptitude for numerical analysis and memorization
  • High level of integrity with sensitivity to maintaining confidentiality
  • Proficiency in meeting task deadlines/timeline requirements
  • Strong communication skills; ability to express ideas and concepts to ministry heads as well as staff and volunteers
  • Strong accounting and giving software systems knowledge
  • Understanding of and adherence to biblical principals of money
  • Strong customer service skills; able to communicate clearly and professionally
  • File management

Problem Solving and Decision Making

  • Positive attitude and positive approach to problem solving
  • Takes initiative
  • Open communication
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, changing work environment

Relational Connections

  • Genuine servant-hood, Gospel-centeredness, and spiritual maturity that results in good communication skills with ministry heads, staff and congregation members
  • Demonstrate a commitment to handling conflict biblically, following principles in Matthew 18
  • Respond in a timely manner (within 24 hours) to ministry related electronic, telephone, or personal contacts
  • Demonstrates professionalism




  • Mac OS X, Microsoft Office Suite, Pages, Numbers, Planning Center and FellowshipOne
  • Ability to manage multi-campus accounting systems and procedures while providing management with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts; preparing financial statements
  • Knowledge of credit card processing software and payment gateways
  • Knowledge of church specific tax laws and regulations
  • Proficiency in payroll and banking systems
  • Proficiency in accounting and ERP software systems


Performance Measurements:

  • Annual Self-Appraisal and Performance Appraisal


Qualified candidates should submit a resume along with a cover letter and employment application. Applications are available online at, at the front desk during office hours, and the Information Center during service times.


Radiant Church

Human Resources

8157 East DE Ave.

Richland, MI 49083