Staff Accountant

Job Summary

The Staff Accountant is a part of The Journey’s Finance Team in the Ministry Support Department at The Journey. This position is responsible for the day-to-day duties related to general ledger accounting, payables & reporting for The Journey.

Core Competencies & Qualifications: 

The individual in this position must possess the following skills, abilities, and attitudes to perform in this position: 

Core Competencies: 

  • Applying expertise & technology 
  • Planning & organizing 
  • Following instructions & procedures 
  • Adhering to principles & values 
  • Delivering results & meeting expectations 


  • Fulfills the Journey’s membership requirements as outlined in the membership covenant
  • Fulfills the character qualifications and duties of Deacon as taught in Scriptures (1 Tim 3:8-13)
  • Experience in accounting, bookkeeping or administration demonstrating a familiarity with GAAP
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft (MS) Excel and Word 
  • Familiarity with general ledger software, donor management systems and Google Docs
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills; multiple simultaneous project management
  • Ability to analyze and interpret sensitive financial data in a discreet, professional manner
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a related field

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform general accounting & other duties as part of the daily operations of the department
  • Maintain general ledger,including the preparation of journal entries and entering bills
  • Assist with the month-end close process
  • Prepare and send internal budget reports
  • Manage the accounts payable process to ensure proper entry of accounts payables and proper approvals of invoices and expense reports
  • Manage communications with vendors and contractors regarding payments
  • Perform account analysis and reconciliation, including bank statements
  • Manage and enforce employee expense processes and policies
  • Assist with administration of annual budget process
  • Participate in the period-end closing process to include work with outside auditors 
  • Manage fixed asset tracking & control system including related Journal Entries preparation
  • Accurately process and record payroll 
  • All other duties as assigned

Status: Full-time, non-exempt              
Hours: 40 hr/week               
Schedule: Mon.-Fri. 8a.m.-5p.m. 
Reports to: Director of Finance & Accounting 
Benefits: Health Insurance, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, 403b, Accrued vacation, and sick leave   
Documents required to apply: Cover letter, resume, list of three references with contact information