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West Meadows

Nov 20, 2020

Church History: Our church had its beginnings in 1962 with the start of a Sunday School. In 1963, the
congregation formally organized as Meadowlark Baptist Church in the west end of Edmonton.
God blessed our ministry through the years and in 1993 the congregation relocated further
west alongside the Anthony Henday Drive under the new name West Meadows Baptist Church.
Our past is the story of godly pastors and people who laboured to bring the gospel message to
our community and world. We praise the Lord for our biblical heritage and the dedicated
people who planted and established our congregation. We are one of 400 churches associated
with the North American Baptist Conference. You can find us online at:

To invite people to experience New Life with Jesus by living out His grace, truth, and love.

• Counter-Cultural Love
• Heartfelt Hospitality
• Encountering Jesus
• Vibrant Faith
• Empowering People
• Strengthening Communities

The Bookkeeper is primarily responsible for providing full-cycle financial bookkeeping and internal
controls for West Meadows Baptist Church (WMBC) and West Meadows Family & Community
Services Society (WMFCSS), in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP’s).
This will include administering payroll, overseeing the donation records of WMBC in compliance with
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) guidelines, and supervising a team of counting volunteers in
contributions postings.
In addition, the Bookkeeper’s secondary functions will include serving as WMBC’s and WMFCSS’s
liaison with our financial institutions, providing financial reports to the Board and staff, and working
with church leadership to complete our annual statutory filings.

• Accounts Receivable and Payable
• Payroll – semi-monthly payroll using payroll
• General Ledger – review account transactions
for accuracy, post journal entries to
QuickBooks, post year end journal entries
• Reconciling bank accounts and staff credit
• Financial Reports – generate financial reports
as required for Board, Pastors, budgetholders, and congregation business meetings
• Liaise with Church Leaders – financial reports
as required for filing statutory returns for
(T2, T1044 NPO, Society Annual Return)
• Volunteer Counting Team – oversee team in
weekly processing of donation contributions,
bank deposits, preparation of official annual
donation receipts
• Education: College-level bookkeeping
certificate or program (or equivalent)
• Experience: minimum two-years
bookkeeping experience (or equivalent);
preferably in a non-profit setting.
Intermediate understanding of QuickBooks
Non-Profit, Excel, and Word.
• Skills/ Abilities: display a competency for
detail and accuracy, meet regular
deadlines, understand and report financial
findings, and possess the ability to work
with minimal supervision.
• Attendance at West Meadows Baptist
Church Sunday morning worship services is
• This is a part-position and is expected to
require 20 – 30 hours per week.
• Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please prayerfully submit a cover letter and resume to:

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews
will be contacted and provided with a complete job description.