Are you looking for a position where your individual contributions are truly valued, your duties are part of a larger mission, and your work family feels like a second home? At Trinity United Methodist Church, we strive to provide that “second home” feeling for our members and our staff team; where being big-hearted, Christ minded, Spirit led, and bound by love are the core values of our community of faith. Our beautiful, sprawling campus in North Gainesville is home to an engaged and active congregation of over 2500 members, numerous community outreach services and missions, vibrant ministries with children and youth, and our award-winning Stepping Stones preschool. We are searching for an experienced Comptroller to account and safeguard the financial assets that support and enable our variety of church initiatives.

The Comptroller for Trinity United Methodist Church performs all payroll-related duties, accounting, and financial reporting, including, among others, member contributions and online giving, bank account reconciliations, processing investment/endowment account transactions, journal recordings and entries, tax-related filings, preparation of financial reports for committees, and budget preparation.

Together with experience in applying generally accepted accounting principles, the ideal candidate will possess the ability and experience to analyze figures, forecast outcomes, and provide financial recommendations to church leadership. Prior experience with payroll processing and related payroll tax obligations is required. The Comptroller we seek employs attentive listening skills with a desire to serve and demonstrate patience when addressing issues and solving problems. Intrinsic traits also required for this position include: discretion, integrity, kindness, and goodwill; acting as a thoughtful and vigilant steward of the ministry’s assets. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in bookkeeping, payroll, A/P and A/R, budgets, financial statement development, and reporting. He or she must demonstrate mathematical acuity with strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy. Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field preferred.  Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office required.  Valid driver’s license and ability to travel within the home community required.

If you are looking for a place where you can join other persons of vital and inspired faith in making a difference, Trinity United Methodist Church may be the place for you.  A salary commensurate with experience and credentials will be accompanied by a competitive benefit package. For confidential consideration, email your resume, a letter of interest sharing your faith practices, and your compensation history to  No phone calls or recruiters please.  We invite you to visit us at

At Trinity United Methodist Church, equal talent will always get equal opportunity.
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Contact: Shannon Rosselle

Address: 4000 NW 53rd Avenue Gainesville 32653

Phone: 3523766615



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