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The Upper Room - Discipleship Ministries

Accounting Specialist

The Upper Room - Discipleship Ministries


Job Summary

This is a remote work-from-home position – and needs to live in the Nashville, TN area.

The Accounting Specialist role acts as primary support to the Director of Business Operations in the financial unit of The Upper Room. Will be responsible for capturing raw data and other financial quantitative data to interpret it into meaningful strategic information for the organization.

Job Responsibilities

This role compiles, integrates, and reconciles the general ledger, accounts payable, deposits, payments, and other financial data from multiple sources inside and outside of the organization. Handles the sales tax and other financial legal responsibilities for the organization, also keeping the organization compliant and up to date on the latest local, state, and federal laws across the country. Creates, compiles, and interprets sales reports, financial reports, general ledger transfers, and other analysis reports.

Responsible for monitoring and evaluating all incoming and outgoing financial activity; deposits, payables, cost data, budget reports, transfers, inventory, and work in progress.Will also ensure both front-end and back-end data integrity, watch for variant activity, and to ensure both internal and external audit compliance.


Education / Experience

Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting. CPA or equivalent preferred. Four plus years of experience in an accounting environment with demonstrated work on system integrations as well as cost accounting and/or financial analysis.

Publishing, church marketplaces, and non-profit management experience a plus.

Additional Information


  • Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Agency Related Travel Insurance for Staff
  • Retirement/Pension Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (medical and dependent care)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick, Bereavement and Personal Leave
  • Tuition Assistance & Training and Development Opportunities
  • Fitness Center Discounts
  • Educational Assistance
  • Worker’s Compensation Insurance
  • Free Parking

How to Apply

To be considered for this opportunity please send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources via email at employment@umcdiscipleship.org.

Discipleship Ministries is an Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V EOE.

Application Deadline: September 15, 2023


  • Date Posted: September 1, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Accounting / Financial Management
  • Service Area: Religious
  • Salary Range: $51,000 - $61,000 depending on expericence
  • Working Hours: Monday - Friday