Accounting Administrative Assistant

Business / Office / Administration
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Job Description

Job Summary

The Accounting Administrative Assistant is positioned to assist the Director of Accounting by performing accounting and administrative duties.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties

  • Receive and process phone calls, mail, emails, etc.
  • Schedule meetings and maintain Director’s calendar through Microsoft Outlook.
  • Attend budget meetings with the Director.
  • Assist the Contributor Services/Accounting Clerk with donor support calls.
  • General filing and assuring records are organized and in compliance.


  • Assist the accounting team with Monday morning count.
  • Process donations.
  • Assist with proper processing and recording of non-cash gifts.
  • Assist the staff accountant with management and maintenance of fixed assets using Fixed Asset Software (FAS)
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Associates degree with an emphasis in accounting and/or two years of finance related work.
  • Experience in creating and maintaining basic excel spreadsheets is required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Desire and ability to work with basic accounting procedures and budgets.
  • Knowledge of general office methods and procedures (filing, telephone, office equipment).
  • Knowledge of English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Strong computer skills for administration, particularly Microsoft Office Products.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally both orally and in writing.
  • Discernment and initiative with problem solving, coordination, and confidentiality in all matters.
  • Office organization skills.
  • Exhibit good judgment, honesty, integrity, responsibility, and punctuality through the utilization of professional work standards.

Code of Conduct & Character

James River Church is Pastor-led and staff driven with board oversight. JRC staff are considered leaders and ministers of the gospel and therefore agree to the following:
  1. Develop and maintain a close personal walk with the Lord including:
    • Daily devotional time with Lord.
    • Daily dependence on the empowerment of the Spirit.
  2. Develop a strong marriage and family life. This includes:
    • Communicating and sharing with your spouse.
    • Spending time together on days off and when extra time is available.
  3. Keep personal finances in order with no delinquencies.
  4. Attend all regularly scheduled services in the church. Special services and functions will be required as deemed necessary by the Lead Pastor.
  5. Maintain a high level of personal integrity, honesty and confidentiality in dealing both with the staff and congregation.
  6. Maintain a Christian outlook and attitude at all times.
  7. Maintain loyalty to the staff and church, actively promoting unity within the church.

Commitment to Ministry

By submitting my application for this position, I confirm I have read and accept the above Job Description/Code of Conduct and believe God has called me to serve in this capacity.