Membership/Finance Secretary -ATOP

Purpose of the Position

The Membership / Finance Secretary is a support position in the organizational functions of ATOP Congregation.  This position assists the Administrative Pastor in the physical operations of the church office and supports him/her in maintaining it in an efficient and pleasant manner. Areas of primary responsibilities are membership, contributions, bookkeeping, printing, and mailings. 

Key Responsibilities and Duties:


  • Support the Administrative Pastor, Senior Pastor, Staff Members and Volunteers in clerical tasks that may need to be accomplished as it relates to membership and financial reports.
  • Weekly data-entry of membership and visitors’ contribution. Post the weekly offerings to membership accounts and make these records available in printed form semi-annually and annually.  These individual records are to be organized for distribution to members on a semi-annual and annual basis.
  • Maintain current member information in the database, assign member numbers and prepare membership reports as required.  Keep membership records current when changes occur such as: marriage, address change, transfers, baptisms, deaths, etc.
  • Mail visitor, baptism, and new member letters as required.
  • Support the ministries leaders and volunteers in office tasks.
  • Backup Secretary/Receptionist by answering telephone and relay telephone messages to proper party. (If volunteer is not present). 

Contributions /Weekly Offerings

  • Post offering envelope receipts to individual accounts.
  • Submit Cash Receipts Sheet weekly to Administrative Pastor for receipt posting to Finance Module.
  • Print and organize Contribution Statements semi-annually and annually for distribution to members via bulk mail by sorting and labeling per post office specifications.


  • Process account payables for all companies (ATOP, Miracle Car Wash, NexLevel Youth, etc.)
  • Process payroll and pay all state and federal taxes
  • Make sure all accounting software is updated and perform daily back-up
  • Analyze and print tax reports for correct payment to Department of   Revenue for sales.
  • Submit all necessary information to CPA to prepare quarterly tax reports. Maintain file copies.

 Book Store/Miscellaneous Clerical Tasks

  • Work in bookstore, maintain inventory and process sales.
  • Handle the purchase of CDs and supplies for the media ministry.
  • Be familiar with and function within the guidelines of the church Policies and Procedures in order to advise other staff members, church members, volunteers, and visitors of ATOP.


  • Minimum two years of college with accounting courses plus 2 years of equivalent work experience or High school diploma with 5 years experience in accounting or related field; preferred experience with accounting software.

 Qualifications and Skills:

  • Good organizational, communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Fair Accounting Principles
  • Desire to serve God through the ministry of finance
  • Ability to use Word and Excel and other accounting software
  • Knowledge of (or ability to learn) Shelby Systems software is required
  • Must be able to communicate with interpersonal skills and interact with congregation, church officers and staff in a positive and professional manner


  • The Church Membership / Finance Secretary report to the Administrative Pastor.


  • Prefer a committed Christian who is an active member of a church.  Membership at ATOP is not required.

 Hours and Compensation:

  • The Church Membership / Finance Secretary position is full time.  Compensation is based on qualifications and experience.  Benefits include Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays.   

Company Name

  • Anointed Temple of Praise Outreach Ministries, Inc.

Job Location

  • 3939 Riverdale Road, Memphis, TN 38115

Application Closing Date

  • June 20th

Contact Procedures

  • All applicants should email their resume and cover letter to Tiffany Richmond, Administrative Assistant at 

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