Accounting Assistant

A full-time hourly position, working directly for the Chief Financial Officer

Job Duties

  • Basic office tasks, such as filing, data entry, telephone calls, mail processing
  • Client and vendor communication, in person and electronic, verbal and written
  • Transaction processing, check issuance, ledger and budget updating
  • Financial report preparation
  • Monthly general ledger reconciliation and processing of mail and receipts
  • Annual audit preparation assistance

Core Competencies

  • Faith - Commitment to faith-based approach to advocacy for the guests
  • Sensitivity - competently communicate across racial, class and cultural divides
  • Attendance/Punctuality - reliable and dependable
  • Communication - prompt, courteous, respectful, helpful, appropriate, correct
  • Initiative - takes appropriate action without being asked
  • Attitude - positive and supportive of the work and organization
  • Team Participation - supports and helps others
  • Accountability - demonstrates responsibility
  • Cooperation - willing to hear the thoughts of others and work toward a common goal
  • Integrity/Credibility - honest and adheres to moral and ethical principles; trustworthy
  • Compassion - concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others, leading to action and advocacy


  • Minimum two years financial accounting experience
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Fluent in accounting software platforms
  • Excellent understanding of financial processes
  • Top notch professional communication skills, written and verbal, including business writing
  • Highly organized, excels at time management, strong attention to detail
  • Excellent understanding of human nature, personality styles
  • Exceptional levels of empathy and compassion

To apply:

*Applications and resumes are accepted for current positions only.

  • Print the application and complete it
  • E-mail, fax, or mail completed application (along with a cover letter and resume, if appropriate) to: 

Employment Opportunity
Mel Trotter Ministries
225 Commerce Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 

Phone: 616-454-8249
Fax: 616-454-5255