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


The Bookkeeper & Office Manager helps to support and fulfill the mission, vision, and values of Christ Church East Bay by providing bookkeeping and office management. The Bookkeeper & Office Manager reports to the Director of Operations.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Make and record bank deposits
  • Maintain accurate donor and contribution records
  • Pay and record bills and invoices
  • Manage bi-monthly payroll
  • Manage and pay any applicable taxes, such as payroll taxes and property taxes
  • Manage, prepare, and submit any applicable reports, forms, and filings, such as payroll reports, W-2s, and 1099s
  • Research and troubleshoot any bookkeeping, accounting, and financial issues
  • Maintain filing system
  • Categorize and file expenses
  • Process reimbursements
  • Reconcile bank and credit card statements to accounting records
  • Respond to requests for information or research from Treasurer, Stewardship Team, and/or Director of Operations
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of year-end contribution statements
  • Ensure accurate and timely accounting, financial reporting, and compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Christ Church policies
  • Participate in annual budgeting process
  • Assist in administering human resources (HR) system and processes:
    • Maintain and update employee and independent contractor personnel files
    • Track, record, and report employee time-off
    • Participate in new-hire onboarding
    • Serve as primary contact person in communications with benefits providers, insurance providers, and donors
    • Assist in managing employee retirement benefit

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
  • Maintain the Christ Church facilities at 2138 Cedar Street, which includes the following: (1) Managing upkeep and maintenance of the buildings and grounds; (2) maintaining facility security and safety, including key management and contact information for emergency services; (3) communicating and coordinating as needed with repair, inspection, maintenance, and construction vendors; (4) communicating and coordinating with Christ Church’s Facilities Team.
  • Manage the use and rental of the physical spaces of the Christ Church property, which includes the following: (1) Coordinating use of Christ Church property and spaces among various renters, events, and Christ Church staff; (2) being the primary contact person and problem-solver for renters and potential renters; (3) managing relationships and schedules for all events and rentals of the annex building and sanctuary building; (4) ensuring compliance with all ADA regulations and guidelines; (5) maintaining 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
  • Superb attention to detail
  • 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
  • Demonstrated administrative skills
  • Integrity and ethics beyond reproach
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality required
  • Experienced proficiency with Google Docs, Microsoft Office, and QuickBooks Online

Hours: Part-time, non-exempt

Schedule: Monday through Friday, or Sunday through Thursday

Hire contingent on passing a background check and credit check.

To apply for this job opening, please follow the instructions at


Christ Church East Bay
2138 Cedar St
Berkeley, California 94709


Jesse Chui


Berkeley, CA 94709
Job type
Part Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Not Exempt
Managing Finances
Preparing Written Documents
Administrative and Support Services
Church Ministry