Part time Bookkeeper Position Available

Faith Presbyterian Church (Tacoma, WA) and Covenant High School (a ministry of the church) are seeking a part-time bookkeeper.


Position Summary:

The bookkeeper is responsible for performing all financial and bookkeeping activities for FPC and CHS. This position reports to the Church Administrator and works closely with the School staff. Office located at the church, with some flexibility for remote working, subject to the needs of the church and school. The flexible schedule is approximately 20 hours per week with a pay rate commensurate with experience. 



  • Thorough understanding of accounting principles and practices including Fund Accounting
  • A strict commitment to confidentiality, integrity, and discretion 
  • Must agree with the doctrine and ethical standards of FPC, a copy of which will be provided to the candidate, and must support and promote the mission and vision of FPC and CHS



  • Strong computer skills, including Excel and Word
  • Attention to detail and precision while maintaining a high ethical standard
  • Timely and consistent attendance and availability for work and meetings
  • Professional and courteous verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • 2+ years of practical experience in fund-based accounting and account reconciliation, preferably in a church or non-profit setting is highly desired
  • Experience with and understanding of payroll and tax processing


To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to the church office, attn: Derek Whaley. 


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Faith Presbyterian Church Bookkeeper

Job Description Summary


The bookkeeper is responsible for:

I. All bookkeeping tasks for Faith Presbyterian Church (FPC), and Covenant High School (CHS), to include:

  1. Booking financial actions into accounting software
  2. Processing payables for the church and school
  3. Depositing and recording of church and school income
  4. Maintaining accurate confidential contribution records, including related reports
  5. Working with the church and school administrators to manage cash flow within budget allocations and policies of the church and school
  6. Properly balancing the church and school’s bank accounts and ledgers
  7. Timely production of financial reports, including monthly bank reconciliations, financial statements, and other requested reports
  8. Preparing annual financial reports for the congregational meeting
  9. Preparing annual cost analysis for rental agreements and building use fee schedule
  10. Preparing and processing local, state, and federal tax documents and filings (B&O and Use Tax, 1098/1099’s, W2’s, etc)
  11. Working with our CPA firm to perform annual financial reviews for FPC and CHS, and providing support as necessary
  12. Maintaining financial records in accordance with government regulations, church and school policy, and our CPA firm’s advice
  13. Researching and answering ad-hoc financial questions as requested by church officers, congregants, and/or school staff, and assisting with other duties and/or projects as assigned

II. All payroll processing tasks for Faith Presbyterian Church (FPC), and Covenant High School (CHS), to include:

  1. Processing payroll through ADP Workforce Now on a monthly (CHS) and semi-monthly (FPC) basis
  2. Preparing or reviewing quarterly and annual payroll tax statements and ensuring compliance with applicable local, state, and federal requirements
  3. Maintaining employee profiles, including deduction and benefit amounts
  4. Managing employee benefits processing (medical insurance, medical health savings plan, dental plan, disability insurance, and retirement plan)
  5. Maintaining employee and payroll records in accordance with government regulations, church and school policy, and our CPA firm’s advice