Bookkeeper needed for a busy Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Bethesda, MD.  Duties include but are not limited to: general ledger, payroll taxes, budget, and financial  reports and analysis. 

This is a 30-hour per week year round position, which will involve at least one evening meeting a month. Position to start asap. 

Job Requirements: 

• Physical presence — some telecommuting available for this position, but certain functions must be done in person. 

• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Google Suite. Knowledge and experience in All Church Software (ACS) Financial modules a plus. 

• Skill in using automated accounting systems. 

• Demonstrable knowledge of standard bookkeeping practices and procedures including payroll, accounts payable, General Ledger, and financial reporting. 

• Knowledge of non-profit fund accounting. 

• Knowledge of church activities and accounts desirable. 

• Excellent communication skills, and the ability to interact effectively with a variety of  people in routine and stressful circumstances. 

• Must be able to pass a routine background check, and an accounting skills test.

• Willingness to understand and work within Unitarian Universalist Principles (, though membership is not  required. 

• Must be bondable. Must be a self-starter. 

• Patience and a sense of humor. 

To apply, send cover letter and resume to References may be requested later.  

Hourly rate: $25/hr

We are a liberal religious community where you can meet others, worship, experience life-long religious education, put your faith into action, and grow yourself and your family in community, spirit, and service. River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation is a Welcoming Congregation (GLBTQ+) and a Green Sanctuary.