Financial Secretary - St. Mark's UMC, Houston (Pecore)


General Description: The financial secretary manages weekly contributions, bi-weekly payroll and other routine accounting and financial processes, making sure that all records are accurately maintained and up to date.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains records of all contributions.
  • Maintains accurate and current records of all church accounts and funds consistent with generally accepted accounting practices.
  • Prepares bi-weekly payroll
  • Reconciles all incoming bills and payment requests with receipts and established procedures.
  • Processes the financial obligations of the congregation on a timely and accurate basis.
  • Prepares and distributes the quarterly contribution reports to individual givers.
  • Resolves contribution discrepancies for individual givers.
  • Maintains records for memorials, honorariums, wedding holdings, and altar flowers.
  • Manage deposits and checks for Sunday School class accounts
Core Competencies
  • Christ-centered: gives their best to serve others; exhibits humility, compassion and forgiveness. 
  • Organized: able to keep track of multiple accounts and maintain accurate, up to date records.
  • Responsible and self-motivated: Able to organize and manage the workload and schedule; has a proven record of being punctual and prepared.
Other skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Knowledge of fund accounting
  • Ability to utilize relevant technology-knowledge of Quickbooks is required.
  • The financial secretary reports to the Director of Operations.
  • The financial secretary interfaces primarily with the Finance Team.
Compensation and Hours
  • 5-8 hours per week, flexible during office hours (Monday- Thursday, 8-5)
  • $15-20/hour

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Rev. Emily Chapman

St. Mark's United Methodist Church
600 Pecore St. 
Houston, TX 77009