Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities2019-06-21T20:04:32+00:00

Senior Accountant

Job Title:         Senior Accountant

Department:  Pillar Central Services

SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Treasurer, the Senior Accountant is responsible for the month-end-close, including month end reporting to the Treasurer, the monitoring and maintenance of the general ledger, staff support and supervision of support staff, and any other miscellaneous accounting tasks as needed.


Supervision Received:

  • General Supervision

Supervision Given:

  • Coordinates activities
  • Supervises Assistants
  • Supervises Fellow Workers
  • Supervises Department(s)


Accounting Functions on a Daily, Weekly, Monthly Basis:

  • Reconcile all cash accounts.
  • Approve Vouchers and AR entries
  • Make biweekly and monthly payroll transfers
  • Make monthly transfers to the Missions Field
  • Prepare General Journal Entries.
  • Fixed asset schedules
  • Budget entry into Blackbaud system
  • Financial statements, Statement of Activities, Statement of Financial Position, Statement of Cash Flows audited and submit to Treasurer
  • Using Excel: update cash flow spreadsheet, submit to Treasurer weekly showing fiscal year to date, month to date and week to date changes
  • Review and approve weekly payable amount
  • Oversee maintenance and monitoring General Ledger, including 1) Standard Monthly journal entries, 2) Reconciliation of balance sheet account, 3) Make adjusting entries to inter-funds as required and reconcile and 4) Month-end-close
  • Supervise Accounts Payable Accountant, Cash Receipts Accountant
  • Responsible for reconciliation and record keeping of all bank and investment accounts
  • Responsible for reconciliation and reporting of monthly receivables for: Star 99 Pledges Receivable, Star 99 Broadcasters & Advertising/Underwriting ZCC Contributions
  • Support and oversight of all accounting functions in the Business Office
  • Analysis and audit of general ledger accounts
  • Oversight of purchase requisitions and voucher approval by the Finance Committee Members
  • Send Weekly Open Invoice Reports for all ministries (in Excel format)
  • Handle all accounting matters with AAT in reference to the Radio Tower
  • Assist Board and Ministries in any special projects requested
  • Manage Insurance Policies: Multi-Peril, Umbrella, Flood, Auto, Media Liability, Environmental, Farm
  • Biweekly Payroll journal entries
  • 941 Quarterly Reconciliations


  • Budget analysis, preparation and entry into the accounting system
  • 1099 analysis and preparation
  • Monitor all tax issues: UBIT, real estate
  • Annual audit preparation and work with auditors: (Fixed asset schedules, Depreciation, other schedules as needed)
  • Prepare Year-end close for Blackbaud: (Print all final reports)


A. Experience:

  • Previous experience in all aspects of general accounting
  • Previous experience in other accounting software systems, and spreadsheets
  • Previous analytical and accounting experience
  • Previous experience with Blackbaud Financial Systems highly desirable
  • Previous experience working in a non-profit organization.

B. Education:

  • Accounting Degree or other applicable 4 year degree.

C. Skills:

  • Expertise in spreadsheets and agility in accounting software systems.
  • Comprehensive understanding and practical knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Must be able to research information; analyze data to arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations and plan for action.
  • Skills in planning, organizing, systematizing, implementing are essential.
  • Must have proven skills in problem solving and decision-making.
  • Proven ability to handle with integrity confidential and sensitive information.
  • Must be able to prepare reports, correspondence, meet deadlines
  • Must have knowledge and experience in use of computer applications, particularly MS Excel, Word.

D. Interpersonal Skills:

  • Mature Christian, familiar with the culture and mission of the organization
  • A Christian of good reputation and credibility
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills required.
  • Ability to negotiate and manage interactions with employees, coworkers, department heads, insurance representatives
  • Excellent management and leadership skills.
  • Team player, able to interact well with coworkers, department heads.
  • Friendly and polite with excellent phone skills.
  • Ability to keep records confidential.

Our Organization:  Pillar Ministries is a non-profit religious organization. We are looking for a candidate from the Christian Faith, who is familiar with the culture, values, beliefs and the mission of our organization.


  • Private Office
  • Pleasant, professional environment
  • Regular interaction with staff throughout the campus

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  85% of time spent sitting at desk using computer and phone. 15% of time standing and walking including walking to and from several different buildings on the campus. Standing includes time filing or looking at files.

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Exempt
  • Benefit Eligible

This position is required to be performed on the office premises

Pillar Ministries is looking for a Senior Accountant from the Christian faith, to work in the Central Services Department.  Qualified candidates interested in applying for this position, should send a letter of interest and an updated resume to the following email address:  hrapplicant@pillar.org.