Trinity Bible Church of Ottawa (TBCO) is a healthy, growing, vibrant congregation of 250+ under the leadership of Pastoral Team Leader Matt Rice (PTL), who began his work with the congregation in early 2019.


We are pleased to be able to offer the following job opportunity: 


1. Bookkeeper



Trinity Bible Church Ottawa (TBCO) is a healthy, growing and vibrant congregation. The bookkeeper provides several essential services to Trinity Bible Church of Ottawa. On a weekly basis, this position works closely with the Finance Committee to create and analyze financial reports, ensure legal requirements compliance, processes accounts payable and receivable and manages invoices and tax and other required remittances. Under the direction of the TBCO Board of Elders, this position reports directly to the Chair, Finance Committee.


Job Title: Bookkeeper

Reports To: Chair, Finance Committee

Status: Contractor

Start Date: August 2021

Compensation: $425 per month plus annual cost of living increase as recommended by HR and

approved at a special meeting of members, for approximately 20 hours of work per month


While not limited to the following, the bookkeeper performs the following duties: 

  • Arranges for weekly collection of all source documents and delivery of cheques for delivery or mailing and signature of signing officers on a timely basis;

  • Inputs into donations software, and verifies, all incoming donations and prepares the annual receipts for income tax purpose for the Chair, Finance Committee;

  • Checks and verifies source documents (invoices, cheque requisitions and receipts, etc.);
    Monitors the bank accounts and inputs automatic transactions and interest;

  • Posts and allocates financial transactions based on an approved chart of accounts;

  • Maintains a complete filing system to support financial records;

  • Prepares cheques weekly for all verified payables;

  • Maintains payroll records, interfaces with payroll provider Ceridian and prepares cheques for payroll functions not covered by Ceridian (i.e. health benefits and life insurance, WSIB); 

  • Prepares monthly bank reconciliation statement;

  • Prepares reconciled monthly financial statements (trial balance, income statement, balance sheet);

  • Protects the security of the financial information and maintains regular back-ups;

  • Complies with relevant reporting requirements;

  • Assists with audits; and

  • Assists with annual budgeting process 

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

In terms of education, experience and skills, the bookkeeper will have:

  • Proven bookkeeping experience;

  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting principles;

  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records;

  • Proficient data entry skills;

  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail;

  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets;

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal; and

  • Proficiency with QuickBooks

To apply for the position, please send a resume and cover letter to: