Job posting: Bookkeeper

Mennonite World Conference (MWC) exists to be a global community of faith in the Anabaptist tradition, facilitate relationships between Anabaptist-related churches worldwide, and relate to other Christian world communions and organizations.

MWC invites applicants to apply for the part-time position of Bookkeeper, starting as soon as possible. The MWC Bookkeeper is part of the MWC Operations Team. This position is responsible for maintaining all MWC financial records and systems up to the monthly trial balance.

Job Description

Job title: Bookkeeper
Accountable to: Chief Operations Officer
Start date: as soon as possible

Position Information

Position type: Part-time, 60% FTE
Position location: 50 Kent Avenue, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada


  • Bookkeeping or similar course completion
  • Bookkeeping or general accounting work experience of at least 2 years
  • Fluency in English is required, knowledge of Spanish and/or French would be an asset
  • Proven organizational skills
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with Abila MIP or similar accounting software
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be flexible, manage multiple tasks and meet fluctuating workload demands
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Membership in an MWC member church
  • Appreciation for Anabaptist theology and sensitivity to the various Anabaptist communities around the world is desirable


  • Accounts payable – prepare payments for approval and record all payments
  • Accounts receivable – issue invoices and record all incoming funds
  • Prepare and record journal entries
  • Prepare payroll input and payments
  • Maintain benefits records
  • Arrange for travel insurance
  • Analyze and reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Reconcile bank accounts
  • Assist with year-end audit and year-end payroll reports
  • Maintain accounting files
  • Provide back-up for administrative assistant during absences
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time

How to apply

Send applications by email to

Application opening date: 4 November 2021
Application closing date: when filled


Posting updated 10 November 2021

Posting updated 3 December 2021