Nonprofit Bookkeeper / Accounting Clerk

Philadelphia 19106, Pennsylvania

JoB Description

Christ Church in Philadelphia (2nd & Market Sts. 19106) and Christ Church Preservation Trust seek an experienced part-time bookkeeper/accounting clerk to assist the Accountant with the financial management and control of this unique, historic, religious, educational, and cultural nonprofit institution with a $2 million yearly budget and staff of 50 full and part-time employees.

In this 16 hour a week position, the bookkeeper will be responsible for gift donations postings and deposits, accounts payable, certain payroll functions, and miscellaneous accounting analyses and clerical duties as needed.  The successful candidate will be skilled in nonprofit or fund accounting platforms and in the use of Excel to supplement the accounting software, as well as strong detail skills. Experience with ACS Technologies Church/Nonprofit Management software is preferred but not required if proficiency in using other accounting software is demonstrated.

To Apply: Please send a PDF cover letter with resume and compensation rate to Barbara Hogue at with subject line Bookkeeper Position. Proposals from contract bookkeepers and bookkeeper firms are welcome as well.

Please, no phone inquiries.


Christ Church, an Episcopal Church, and Christ Church Preservation Trust, a secular 501(c)(3) charitable organization, are fully committed to a fair and non-discriminatory workplace without regard for national origin, immigration status, race, creed, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic expression.


Contact: Executive Director Barbara Hogue



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Posted by Laura Otten, Ph.D., Director on 11 October 2019, 11:18 am

One of the enjoyable debates I have with students, and those who are philanthropically minded, is about addressing root causes vs. applying band-aids.  It often flows from a mention of Andrew Carnegie and his philosophy on giving and the responsibilities of the wealthy, much of which is laid out in his “The Gospel of Wealth.”  His thinking makes it easy to jump to the question of whether to fund organizations that work at eradicating the root causes of society’s problems or those that provide band-aids to treat the consequences of those problems. I would argue that there is no right.

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