Bookkeeper, HR & Office Manager at Christ Church East Bay
Berkeley, CA 94709

Christ Church East Bay, located in Berkeley, California, has an opening for a Bookkeeper, HR & Office Manager position.

The Bookkeeper, HR & Office Manager helps to support and fulfill the mission, vision, and values of Christ Church East Bay by providing accurate and careful bookkeeping practices; by providing office and facilities oversight; and by serving as the human resources staff person of Christ Church East Bay. The Bookkeeper, HR & Office Manager reports to the Director of Operations.

Key Responsibilities:

Financial Operations:
Record and make bank deposits.
Pay bills and manage vendors.
Reconcile bank and credit card statement to accounting records.
Reconcile monthly giving: QuickBooks to Planning Center.
Record contributions and maintain contribution database.
Maintain accurate donor records; prepare yearly giving statements.
Respond to congregation members’ requests for information regarding donations.
Manage payroll, including contractors and part-time employees.
Prepare and file all required quarterly state and federal taxes.
Produce monthly financials.

Human Resources:
Responsible for maintaining and updating employee personnel paperwork.
Track, record, and report employee vacation and sick leave.
Ensure compliance with relevant HR laws and regulations.
Responsible for onboarding and training new hires regarding office procedures.
Serve as contact person for benefits provider(s).
Assist in administering employee benefits.
Maintain a current Employee Handbook.

Office Management:
Manage the day-to-day operations of the Christ Church office.
Ensure that all employees and ministries have necessary supplies and equipment.
Develop and maintain organized systems.
Prepare annual budget for Christ Church Operations.
Hire and train support staff as needed.

Facilities Management:
Maintain the Christ Church facilities at 2138 Cedar Street:
Manage upkeep and maintenance of the buildings and grounds.
Maintain facility security and safety, including key management and contact information for emergency services.
Prepare annual budget for the operation and maintenance of 2138 Cedar Street.
Represent Christ Church in dealings with the City of Berkeley.
Manage property tax situations.
Ensure proper insurance coverage.

Manage the use and rental of all Christ Church physical spaces:
Coordinate use of physical space in the property.
Be the primary contact and problem-solver for renters and potential renters.
Manage relationships and schedules for all events at and rentals of 2138 Cedar Street.
Ensure compliance with all ADA regulations and guidelines.
Maintain good relationships with renters and neighbors.

Preferred Experience and Skill Set:

Growing and deepening relationship with Jesus Christ.
Committed to Christ Church East Bay’s vision and leadership.
Excellent people skills and a team player.
Strong organizational skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to manage and collaborate with others: encouraging, motivating, and helping them to work to their full potential.
Creative problem-solver with ability to collaborate effectively and foster teamwork.
Flexible and a self-starter; able to multitask while also being highly detail-oriented.
Demonstrated administrative and bookkeeping skills.
Integrity and ethics beyond reproach.
Ability to maintain confidentiality required.
Experienced proficiency with QuickBooks Online, Google Docs, and Microsoft Excel preferred.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of GAAP preferred.

Hours: Full-time, exempt
Schedule: Monday through Friday
Hire contingent on passing a background check and credit check.

To apply, please follow the instructions at


Christ Church East Bay
2138 Cedar Street
Berkeley, California 94709


Jesse Chui


Berkeley, CA 94709
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
Salary + benefits
Ordained position
Exempt status
Human Resources
Microsoft Office
Administrative and Support Services
Church Ministry