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Office of General Minister and President searches for Financial Reporting Accountant

JOB DESCRIPTION

Financial Reporting Accountant, Office of the General Minister and President, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

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Summary/Objective

Support OGMP in providing treasury & accounting services through budget management, cost controls, financial analysis, reporting to recipients & donors, and accounting procedures. Computerizes, classifies, records, verifies and maintains numerical data for use in maintaining financial records by performing the following duties. Reports to Controller.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Ensures timely and accurate budget analysis and financial review for management team, including.
  2. Recommends, aligns and develops policies, procedures and systems to meet ministries’ objectives.
  3. Oversee distribution of contributions to ministries.
  4. Communicate highlights of each accounting partner’s financials.
  5. Prepare AR and AP reconciliations.
  6. Prepare property tax returns.
  7. Builds, develops efficiencies for treasury team that enhance productivity.
  8. Stays abreast of trends and regulations to ensure effectiveness and compliance for the finance functions through industry meetings & trainings.
  9. Establishes financial reporting systems and controls to ensure compliance with ministry expenditure requirements.
  10. Serve as a back-up for processing payroll.
  11. Participate in meetings with accounting partners’ finance committees.
  12. Prepare, input & adjust journal entries with proper documentation.
  13. Approve cash receipts.
Competencies
  1. Financial Management.
  2. Technical Capacity.
  3. Collaborative.
  4. Business Acumen.
  5. Communication Proficiency.
  6. Ethical Conduct.
  7. Problem Solving/Analysis.
  8. Intermediate/Advanced Excel Experience.
Supervisory Responsibility

None

Work Environment

This job operates in a clerical office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Travel

This position does not require travel.

Required Education and Experience
  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration or related field.
  2. Minimum of 3 years professional experience in a finance or accounting role.
Preferred Education and Certifications
  1. Bachelor’s degree
  2. Prior payroll preparation experience a plus
  3. Prior experience within the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
AAP/EEO Statement

OGMP provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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