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The South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church is hiring an Accounts Payable/Accounting Assistant, who is responsible for processing invoices and other accounting related support services. This part-time, non-exempt position requires assisting in the daily operations of the Treasurer’s Office/Administrative Services and upholding the integrity and confidentiality of financial transactions.

Role | Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance to the controller and treasurer.
  • Maintain vendor profiles and records. Prepare and enter invoices for payment.
  • Distribute checks for payments. Answer vendor inquiries.
  • Assist in entering journal entries and cash receipts input (apportionments, direct bill, etc.) as needed.
  • Maintain office equipment and postage equipment. Add postage to prepaid equipment and permit accounts when required. Process reports to distribute expenses to departments. Balance accounts to general ledger.
  • Post previous day deposits to general ledger and file documentation.
  • Sort mail and distribute.
  • Enter and scan checks for bank deposits.
  • Distribute monthly reports to districts and committees.
  • Substitute for building receptionist during absences.
  • Assist other departments as needed.
    • Work as a team on projects that benefit the Treasurer’s Office.
    • Positively represent the Annual Conference to any persons seeking information about the United Methodist Church.
    • Provide support functions as assigned.
  • Qualifications | Education Requirements
  • Minimum of high school diploma required.
  • Technical training or associates degree preferred.
  • Training in Microsoft Office products preferred.

Preferred Skills

  • Excellent customer service skills, particularly related to telephone and email communication
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Basic bookkeeping knowledge and understanding of accounting systems.

Additional Notes

  • Be sympathetic with the Christian faith and purposes of the United Methodist Denomination

How to apply

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume with “Accounts Payable” in the subject line to Beth Westbury, Conference Treasurer, at by March 31.


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