Part Time Accounting Manager
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Cherry Hills Community Church - Highlands Ranch, CO

The Part-Time Accounting Manager leads the Accounting Team to steward financial assets for maximum Kingdom impact by establishing, monitoring and enforcing financial policies, procedures, controls, transaction-processing operations and reporting systems for Cherry Hills Community Church and equips the Accounting team to provide world-class support, resourcing front-line ministries to function effectively and efficiently. 




Model a Growing and Vibrant Relationship with Christ 

  • Pursue full devotion to Christ and live the life we are inviting others to live 
  • Manifest the fruit of the Spirit in work habits and relationships
  • Pursue spiritual growth through community and a daily (or almost daily) 4-R practice 
  • Embody other-centered, servant-leadership in all interactions 
  • Reflect Christ’s heart for reaching spiritually lost people


Demonstrate Commitment to Cherry Hills Community Church

  • Pursue church membership and live out the four commitments of active membership  
  • Be an active, engaged participant at weekend services and in a Section Community 
  • Serve at church-wide, all-hands-on-deck events 

(Examples: Christmas & Easter service, etc.)

  • Accept and uphold CHCC’s Essentials of Our Faith 


Recruit and Lead Accounting Team for Maximum Impact 

  • Build a culture defined by love and unity 
  • Manage the staff effectively both on the “what” (measurable outcomes) and the “how” (staff engagement and culture)
  • Provide direction, training, support, feedback and coaching for those you lead
  • Establish and monitor staff performance and development goals 
  • Partner with Org Development to hire, transition, evaluate and develop staff 
  • Complete performance reviews 
  • Lead teams to deliver individual and departmental goals  


Recruit and Lead a Highly Effective Volunteer Team  

  • Identify volunteer roles and recruit volunteers 
  • Build a culture defined by love and unity  
  • Train, lead, and direct volunteer teams for maximum impact 
  • Cast vision regularly by sharing stories and celebrating wins 
  • Provide coaching and feedback for continuous improvement 
  • Provide direction, care, support, prayer and coaching for your teams   
  • Evaluate and transition team members as necessary 
  • Serve as a resource to volunteers for concerns or escalated matters 
  • Ensure all team members know and uphold security and confidentiality policies 


Lead the Accounting Team to Resource Ministry Teams for High Impact 

  • Ensure all Accounting functions (AP/AR, Monthly Close, Banking & Cash Management and Financial Reporting) are completed in a timely, accurate manner
  • Create and uphold empowering, value-add service level agreements 


Lead the Audit to Close With an Unqualified Audit Report (on an Annual Basis) 

  • Manage and oversee the annual external audit with our Audit Partner, Accounting Department employees, CFO, Executive Pastor and Elder Finance Committee
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit 
  • Field questions from audit staff


Oversee and Manage Investment and Bank Accounts

  • Update and reconcile investment reports
  • Oversee and execute bank reconciliations
  • Administrator for CEO portal, bank transfers, accounts and signature cards 


Assist in Budget Creation and Lead Budget Reporting 

  • Assist CFO in yearly budget creation as needed
  • Manage the preparation and distribution of monthly budget reports to budget owners
  • Manage the preparation and distribution of monthly restricted and designated account reports to budget owners


Update and Maintain Capital Accounts and Fixed Asset Inventory 

  • Support CFO in capital reporting and planning as needed
  • Complete year-end fixed assets depreciation
  • Audit required tasks for fixed assets


Provide Timely, Accurate Financial Reporting and Analysis  

  • Issue timely and complete financial statements 
  • Provide analysis as requested (capital investments, contract negotiations, etc.)  
  • Prepare monthly financial reports for Executive Team and Finance Committee


Enforce Internal Controls and Manage Regulatory Compliance 

  • Ensure adherence to and compliance with internal controls and department procedure
  • Comply with local, state and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Study existing and new legislation, advise management and enforce adherence  


Field Questions Regarding Budgeting and Financial Matters 


Ensure Accurate, Timely Response to Communication Requests (Phone or Email) 

  • Manage email, voicemail and communication requests in a timely, thorough manner 
  • Build trust by maintaining confidence of information 
  • Respond to all communication with professionalism and discretion 


Complete Other Accounting Transactions and Tasks 

  • Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report 
  • Ensure periodic bank reconciliations are completed 
  • Responsible for all aspects of the Great Plains accounting system administration, including user access and permissions, the chart of accounts, process automation and system upgrades and modifications
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions 
  • Complete other duties as requested  


Assist with Accounting Training for New Staff Orientation


Model Servant Leadership and Exhibit a Helpful, Joyful Attitude


Demonstrate a Commitment to Growth 

  • Receive and apply training and development from the CFO 
  • Apply feedback and training practices, techniques, and tips
  • Attend department and All-Staff Meetings 


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent 
  • Business experience and 8+ years of progressively responsible experience
  • Nonprofit accounting experience
  • Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations