Posted on :
4 Mar, 2023
4 Mar, 2023
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 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.
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.
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.