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Accounting Manager

Thank you for your interest in working at Hope! You can download our application here. When complete please email it, along with your résumé, back to Careers@HopeChurchMemphis.com

We are an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis protected by state or federal law, including race, color, age, sex, national origin, and disability.


This position will be an essential part of the Finance department at Hope Church with the overall responsibility of completing monthly close, analysis and accounting duties related to Hope. This position will also supervise contribution, payroll and accounts payable processing.


essential duties & responsibilities

Manage all accounting activities related to Hope

  • Monthly and yearly close out of accounting periods and all required journal entries
  • Monthly variance analysis and forecasting
  • Reconciliation of all accounting records (balance sheet accounts: bank accounts, fixed assets, etc.)
  • Coordinate annual budgeting process
  • Cash management
  • Maintain sound internal controls environment
  • Responsible for external audit process, adherence to non-profit regulations
  • Thorough understanding of non-profit accounting and bookkeeping.

Manage the processing of contributions and payroll

  • Supervision over employee responsible for contribution and bi-weekly payroll processing
  • Weekly contribution processing includes cash/checks from services, online contributions, ministry events and contributions received through the mail throughout the week
  • Prepare and manage mailing of contribution statements
  • Interact with contributors regarding their records
  • Bi-weekly processing of payroll tasks include: ensure all time approved and accurate, enter extra pay as needed, run payroll reports and submit for payment.

Manage the accounts payable process

  • Supervision over employee responsible for accounts payable processing
  • Weekly process includes processing vendor payments through three different methods: Checks, ACH payments and Credit Card payments
  • Annual 1099 processing
  • Assist team members when needed


Other duties and responsibilities

  • Applicant should work well in a team environment and be willing to accept change as it occurs with a receptive spirit.
  • Ability to communicate well on the phone and email.
  • Strong organization and time management skills to ensure scheduled deadlines are met.
  • Attention to detail required.


Education Requirements

  • Accounting Degree



  • Proficient in Excel, MS Outlook, and Word with the ability to learn Shelby Systems (Online financials and Arena) and other programs as necessary.
  • Minimum of two years of experience working in a financial office environment.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.