Houston Chinese Church (HCC)

Part Time
Houston, TX
Posted 1 year ago

Purpose:  The Bookkeeper’s primary function is to manage and record Houston Chinese Church’s (HCC) financial transactions in QuickBooks accounting software.



  • Payroll and Ministry Expenses
    • Issue church ministry expense reimbursements (review vouchers for completeness)
    • Run payroll semi-monthly with attendant reporting and tax payments
    • Administer employee benefits (403(b), allowances such as Continuing Education, etc.)
    • Administer employee set-up process for new church employees
    • Issue W-2s for church employees and 1099-NECs for independent contractors at year end
  • Financial reports
    • Produce weekly and monthly financial updates for the church bulletins and main bulletin board
    • Produce monthly financial update reports for the church deacons and elders for their ministry department areas
  • Bank Deposits and Statements
    • Deposit weekly offering donations
    • Reconcile monthly bank and credit card statements
  • Other
  • Provide accounting for income & expenses for church activities (retreats, camps, mission trips, etc.)
  • Manage the QuickBook Chart of Accounts


Organizational Relationships

  1. Accountability: The Bookkeeper is directly accountable to the Deacon / Deaconess of Treasury for Finances.  This accountability is maintained through personal contact and other means.  The Bookkeeper will have a formal review on an annual basis after his / her first year of employment.
  2. Staff Relationships: The Bookkeeper will work closely with the Deacon / Deaconess of Treasury for Finances; and will also work with other members of the pastoral staff and the Church Council deacons and elders. He/She shall work to maintain healthy, professional relationships with church staff through mutual support.
  3. Office Work Hours:
    1. Some hours worked must be on Sundays – from lunch time thru early afternoon (to interact with church staff and Council members)
    2. Plus two other weekdays during the week



  • Must be a baptized believer of Jesus Christ, and demonstrate integrity, grace.
  • Member of Houston Chinese Church (preferred).
  • Agrees completely with the articles of faith, church constitution, mission and core values of Houston Chinese Church.
  • Must be detail-oriented, with an ability to communicate in the English and the Chinese language, and being fluent with one of the two is essential (in reading and writing).
  • Self-starting and coachable attitude with a willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work well with others, as well as independently.
  • Possess working knowledge of Accounting and bookkeeping principles.
  • Demonstrated experience in QuickBooks accounting software (preferred).
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and computer literacy.

For those interested in this position, please submit a letter of interest and resume to

Job Features

Job CategoryAccounting & Bookkeeping, Development Services - Planning, Admin & Clerical, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Communication, Community, Data Management, Finance, Inventory Control, Literary/Writing skills, Mathematical/Statistical Skills, Ministry, Office Assistance, Project Management, Public Relations

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