HELP WANTED - Assistant financial secretary

Wesley United Methodist Church

Charleston, Illinois

Position: Assistant Financial Secretary

Status: Salaried

Hours: 3 hours every other week with additional hours as needed

Benefits: None

Responsible to: Financial Secretary

Job Summary: Assist the Financial Secretary in his/her duties and to assume those duties when the Financial Secretary is unable to perform them.


Responsibilities & Essential Functions:

  • Be thoroughly acquainted with all of the procedures and duties of the Financial Secretary
  • Assist the Financial Secretary with accounting, posting, depositing, and reporting on a regular basis.
  • Assume the responsibilities of the Financial Secretary in his/her absence
  • Assume the position of Financial Secretary when it is determined necessary by the Staff Parish Relations Committe


Qualifications, Skills, & Experience:

  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work accurately with numbers
  • Prior bookkeeping or accounting experience preferred
  • Proficiency in using Wesley’s stewardship database.
  • Trustworthiness
  • Effective communicator
  • Ability to work with other volunteers and committees
  • Reasonably flexible schedule

Revised date: 11/24/86, 11/30/19, 12/4/19