Career Opportunities At Gold Creek

Gold Creek Community Church is a fellowship of individuals working to share God’s unconditional love with our community and our world. Our faith in Jesus is at the heart of all we do, and it shapes our commitment as an interconnected team of pastors, staff, and volunteers. We are so glad you are interested in joining our dynamic team!

Before applying for this position please read the job description below. Please send your information to Pastor Alex- 

Job Description

Gold Creek Community Church is passionate about God and people. We desire to be a church where you can find a home and come as you are. We are a church: a multi-site church with 3 local campuses, 2 campuses in North Dakota and a campus in Puerto Vallarta Mexico. We also have a preschool, Kids at the Creek as well as a non-profit entity, Hope Creek, that serves our community.

Gold Creek is looking for a kindhearted analytical leader with unparalleled integrity to oversee and streamline our finance department. The right individual will be an encouraging manager who is pleasant, good-natured, flexible, and has a collaborative and cooperative attitude. The ability to take initiative and to innovate are a must in this high attention-to-detail position. If you are dependable, able to work well autonomously and with others, and have a high stress tolerance you may be just the person we need.
As a religious organization, Gold Creek is looking for someone to join our staff and congregation who shares the values of the church as listed on the Church’s website, , under “About” and “Beliefs”. Additionally, this person would be able to connect what they are doing with this broader vision of the church.

Essential Job Functions 

Hire, train, mentor and motivate accounting personnel.

  • Supervise employees performing accounting functions such as accounts receivable, accounts payable, reporting, and other day-to-day operations for multiple entities.
  • Assist with preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual reports and budgets, and general reports.
  • Monitor financial activities and details, such as cash flow and reserve levels, to insure adequate funding for upcoming needs.
  • Pay, amortize, and apply liability insurance for our entities.
  • Coordinate with external auditors for annual audits including field work, reporting, and collecting information requested from all departments.
  • Prepare and file annual and/or quarterly taxes including B&O, excise taxes including sales and use taxes, 1099, and property taxes and exemptions.
  • Complete month, quarter, and year end close processes and reporting for all entities.
  • Perform daily online banking of multiple accounts and with multiple custodians.
  • Maintain business licenses, reseller permits, corporate renewals, and annual reports to the state.
  • Coordinate, oversee, and provide banking for and at fundraising events.
  • Ensure proper processing, recording, safeguarding, and reporting of capital assets.
  • Ensure accuracy of and take responsibility for all journal entries in the general ledger.
  • Coordinating banking activities including, but not limited to, ordering supplies, opening and closing accounts, adding and removing signers, sending and receiving wires, reconciling monthly statements, and resolving issues.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with banking, insurance, and external accounting personnel to facilitate financial activities.
  • Provide maintenance and support of accounting software and various systems used by the finance office.
  • Process check requests on a weekly basis
  • Perform daily system backups and maintenance.
  • Prepare contributions statements.
  • Prepare invoices and manage receivables for multiple entities.
  • Ensure and maintain proper retention and disposal of records.
  • Ensure proper distribution of donations and collections of matching funds.
  • Communicate effectively and clearly both verbally and in writing.

Marginal Job Functions 

  • Operate computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyze information.
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Code documents according to company procedures.
  • Review accounts for discrepancies and reconcile differences.
  • Prepare adjusting journal entries.
  • Establish tables of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts.
  • Perform financial calculations, such as amounts due, interest charges, balances, discounts, equity, and principal.
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting, or other tax requirements.
  • Receive, record, and authorize requests for disbursements in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Access computerized financial information to answer general questions as well as those related to specific accounts.
  • Leverage human resources and technology to streamline accounts payable and receivable operations.
  • Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.
  • Prepare forms and manuals for accounting and bookkeeping personnel and direct their work activities.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of accounting and other financial staff, recommending and implementing personnel actions, such as promotions and job redesigns.
  • Assist in the development of internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as cash and credit management, and accounting.
  • Provide direction and assistance to other organizational units regarding accounting and budgeting policies and procedures and efficient control and utilization of financial resources.
  • Report to supervisor regarding the finances of establishment.
  • Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards.
  • Ensure all accounting related legal and regulatory requirements are met.
  • Represent Gold Creek before taxing authorities and provide support during litigation involving financial issues.
  • Oversee and manage cell phone account for all employees
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities 

  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
  • Knowledge of electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Demonstrated ability to be strategic, yet hands-on.
  • Adjusts actions in relation to others’ actions.
  • Considering of the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Monitors and assess performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements, encourage, or take corrective action.
  • Manages one’s own time and the time of others effectively.
  • Determines how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Understands the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Considers the needs of the audience when writing and speaking to others.
  • Able to effectively prioritize, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to select and use training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Able to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Able to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Able to persuade others to change their minds or behavior.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position may oversee/supervise +/- 8 staff and or volunteers.


Working Conditions

This is an indoor position that requires daily use of the telephone, computer, email, and face-to-face discussions. The Accounting Manager works Monday through Friday, generally between 8am and 5pm. This position requires the ability and willingness to work extended hours, as occasionally needed, per day or per week, including weekends and holidays, to meet business needs. The Accounting Manager continually or almost continually sits for the duration of the work day with some bending and reaching. Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.

This position requires exactness and accuracy, the ability to work well with others, continuous contact with others, meeting of strict deadlines, and the taking responsibility for the work outcomes and results of others most of the time. In this position the coordination and leading of others occurs less than 50% of the time.

If interested in applying for this job please send your resume, three references and a intro letter as to why you would like to join the team at Gold Creek Community Church.  Please include in your intro letter a brief description on why you feel the skills you have would be a good fit with our team and culture.