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Business Office Associate Job Opening


Employment Opportunity

Business Office Associate (Part-Time)


Our mission at Chapel Hill Bible Church is to equip our church as a community to reach the Triangle and beyond with the message of Jesus. The Ministry Operations team members are crucial to accomplishing this through ensuring quality and efficiency in our daily operations. Our Business Office team members provide excellent accounting, audit, employee benefits, budget, and financial reporting support to the boards, staff, and ministries of CHBC. Our Ministry Operations staff members are fun, dynamic, and dedicated to glorifying God through the details!

The Business Office Associate is Responsible for:

  • Assisting Administrator with various project work and tasks, including:
  • Accounting – journal entries, accounts payable/receivable, transfers, check runs, reconciliations
  • Annual Audit
  • Best Practices – key liaison with Human Resources Advisory Team; ability to become proficient in SHRM best practices
  • Budget – involvement in yearly budgeting process and analysis of progress to date
  • Employee Benefits and Payroll – expert knowledge of CHBC benefits (health, life, retirement, paid time off) and ability to explain to CHBC team members
  • Financial Reporting – monthly and yearly reporting on key financial metrics to Treasurer, Board of Deacons, Board of Elders, CHBC staff members, and auditor
  • Performance Management – process owner of annual performance review process
  • Maintaining congregational and ministerial confidence and protecting operations by keeping information confidential
  • Coaching fellow church staff on financial best practices and processes to ensure strong stewardship of the financial resources that God has entrusted to CHBC
  • Keeping up professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications

skills & characteristics

  • Growing relationship with Jesus Christ; understanding of the centrality of the gospel and commitment to the purpose and mission of the local church as understood by CHBC; membership at CHBC (existing or first available membership class upon employment) is required
  • Strong background in multiple role-related areas: Accounting, auditing, budgeting, employee benefits & payroll, financial reporting
  • Fiscal responsibility mindset to help CHBC faithfully steward the means God has provided for us to accomplish His will
  • Familiarity with church operations, practices, and terminology preferred
  • Computer proficiency, including MS Office suite, Google Workspace (Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Sheets), and macOS software (iWork suite)
  • Ability to master web-based systems used at CHBC, including Basecamp, Planning Center Online, Google Drive, and web-authorizing software
  • A proactive learner and self-developer, who has a flexible work style
  • High tolerance for interruptions and unscheduled interactions
  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential information
  • Good work habits including punctuality, proactivity, good judgment and decision-making, detail-oriented accuracy, follow through, organization, time management, and deadline management
  • A team player with the ability to collaborate effectively and establish positive working relationships with staff, volunteers, and members of the congregation
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; advanced degree and/or relevant certifications a plus
  • Familiarity with Entrepreneurial Operating System (Traction book) a plus

expected hours

Part-Time: 15-25 hours per week, Monday through Friday. (Specific days and hours based on mutual agreement.)

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