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Senior accountant sought

JOB TITLE:  Senior Accountant

ORGANIZATION NAME: Office of General Minister and President

DEPARTMENT: Treasury Services

SUPERVISED BY: Vice President for Finance

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Full Time

SUMMARY:

The Office of the General Minister and President (OGMP) seeks a qualified candidate with a bachelor’s degree in accounting or another finance field.  The full-time, exempt position, reporting to the Vice President for Finance, will provide oversight of the daily operations of the treasury team, providing accurate and timely service to our treasury customers and staff members.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinator of Treasury Services

  • Manage accounting and contribution systems
    • Administrator of financial software
    • Review bank, A/R, and A/P reconciliations
    • Prepare/input adjusting journal entries
    • Approve/post Staff Accountant’s adjusting journal entries
    • Post cash receipts
    • Manage check stock
  • Prepare financial reports for OGMP ministries
  • Assist with budget creation and monitoring for OGMP ministries
  • Steward of fixed asset inventory
  • Ensure compliance with tax authorities
  • Present reports and attend meetings as requested communicating financial data into ministry or layperson’s terms
  • Develop new systems to achieve efficiency and productivity
  • Update accounting policy and procedure manual as needed
  • Participate in professional development related to accounting standards and best practices
  • Assist VPF as needed

Liaison with accounting partners outside of OGMP as assigned by VPF

  • Review and prepare financial reports
  • Assist with budget creation and monitoring
  • Communicate highlights of each partner’s financials to VPF as needed

Audit Committee Liaison

  • Work with audit committee, VPF, and independent auditors to ensure the engagement and completion of the annual audit to achieve an unqualified opinion
  • Assist with collection and input of DMF partner’s financials

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Ability to learn and utilize general ledger and contribution tracking software
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and ability to use other Office Suite products
  • Ability to interact with clients of Treasury Services
  • Ability to complete responsibilities by deadlines
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Aspire to maintain professional competence, financial integrity, ethical conduct, and confidentiality
  • Ability to support and understand the Mission Imperative of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or another finance field (required)
  • Financial Edge and Raiser’s Edge software experience (preferred)

COMPENSATION:

The salary is commensurate with experience.

APPLICATIONS:

Resumes will be received through April 18, 2017 and should include a cover letter.

For more information or to submit a confidential resume please contact:

John Goebel, Vice President for Finance, jgoebel@disciples.org

The Office of the General Minister and President is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to make all personnel decisions without discriminating on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national or ethnic origin, and any other protected status.