The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Jobs 2023

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4 Mar, 2023

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Accounting Jobs in Ghana

Finance employees receive, account for, monitor, and design internal controls to safeguard sacred funds (donated confidentially in obedience to God’s commandments) for the Church’s religious mission under the direction of senior ecclesiastical leaders. This position is an entry-level professional accounting position in which the incumbent applies accounting principles in working with specialized accounting records and reports and is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and in preparing basic financial reports.

Job Description

Job Title: Treasury Accountant/ Local Unit Analyst


Success is typically measured by the degree to which accuracy is demonstrated in maintaining assigned ledgers, records, accounts, etc. Schedules and deadlines are expected to be met, and proficiency is demonstrated on required accounting systems.

In General, Incumbents In This Position Perform The Following Types Of Functions

An Accountant 1 performs accounting functions in a variety of different settings throughout the Church.

  • Initiate general ledger file maintenance so that financial statement presentations will be accurate and meaningful.
  • Reconcile accounts, review reconciliations, and make sure that all outstanding items are properly cleared.
  • Prepare special studies and reports for departments and organizations as required.
  • Prepare journal entries and other adjustments to correct errors.
  • Analyze budget requests and explain any budgetary changes resulting from increased costs or changes in programs.
  • Consolidate accounting information for use in accounting statements and summaries.
  • Review expenditures against budget and make necessary reconciliations, investigations, and correcting entries.
  • Assist in preparing various financial estimates and expense reports.
  • Draft correspondence to appropriate parties regarding any differences that require investigation or further action.
  • Review and monitor invoices submitted for payment that exceed certain dollar amounts as defined by the policy.
  • Audit project accounts for compliance with policy and corresponds with appropriate parties regarding the status of these projects.

Required Qualifications 


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (or Finance or Business Management). Incumbents must demonstrate a well-grounded knowledge of financial and accounting theory.

Preferred: A knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.

Human Relations Skills

Incumbents will demonstrate courtesy, tact, and effectiveness in dealing with others in everyday working relationships, including contacts with others to request or provide information.

Challenges and Complex Situations: Incumbents will apply the college-level theoretical knowledge they have acquired as they gain an understanding of Church accounting systems, policies, and procedures.

Major Decisions

Referred to Others: Any decision outside of well-defined guidelines and policies is referred to the supervisor or to a more senior-level accountant.

Accountability: Incumbents typically work under close supervision while gaining an understanding of Church accounting systems. Incumbents work within a firm set of guidelines and policies. Incumbents make appropriate decisions using generally accepted accounting principles regarding transactions affecting assigned organizations. Incumbents are responsible for the appropriate approval of payments.

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