Church Accountant Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

To secure the position of Church Accountant that will allow me to utilize acquired skills and experience.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Attention to detail and precision in account reconciliation and report generation
  • Ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships, teamwork and support of church ministries
  • Great ability to keep confidentiality of all account records related to church and staff members
  • Proficient in Word and Excel, and specific fund-based accounting software
  • Trustworthy individual with strong ethics and integrity
  • Strong Analytical, problem solving and organization skills

Professional Experience:

Church Accountant, August 2005 – Present

Daniel, Chatsworth, CA

  • Obtained and recorded pledges made during the annual stewardship drive.
  • Ensured to enter weekly contributions to the general fund, building fund, special funds, and donor designated funds.
  • Ensured to keep confidential all financial contribution information.
  • Registered all bills submitted for defrayment, issued checks and submitted to the financial officer for signature.
  • Balanced checking and investment accounts, and reconciled with financial officer for approval.

Church Accountant, May 2000 – July 2005

David, Chatsworth, CA

  • Submitted an inventory of all checks to church treasurer and administrator.
  • Prepared reports for church committee and ministry teams on monthly basis.
  • Processed biweekly payroll and yearly budget draft for review and adoption by the church board.
  • Assigned to develop and modify accounting systems.
  • Notified organization about problems in resource operation, tax policies and budget forecasts.
  • Assisted the personnel performing yearly audit.
  • Prepared year-end financial reports for annual meeting.


Associate Degree in Charted Accounting, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJc