Aug 14, 2019

Missionary Finance Facilitator

  • TEAM
  • 400 South Main Place, Carol Stream, IL, USA
Full time Accounting Finance Ministry Jobs Missionary Nonprofit

Job Description

Missionary Finance Facilitator (Carol Stream, IL)

The Missionary Finance Facilitator exists as the bridge between the Finance department and the missionary.  A Missionary Finance Facilitator manages the mechanics of payroll allowances and expense reimbursements, as well as individual support budgeting.  This person is the face of finance for our missionaries, maintaining close contact with them and helping ensure that they are served well and know where to go to find answers to their financial questions as they relate to their pay and reimbursements.  There is also a training component for the job. A Missionary Finance Facilitator helps train appointees at TEAM’s Missionary Orientation and Pre-Departure Training events.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate an attitude of love, compassion, and respect to the missionaries we serve
  • Work as part of a team which is responsible for maintaining and processing detailed transactions related to:
  • Missionary recommended and actual budgets
  • Missionary payroll, including changes in tax withholding, TEAP, etc.
  • Processing of expense reports in accordance with current policy and reporting of taxable expenses
  • Processing of journal entries reflecting monthly activity in work fund and other accounts
  • Participate in financial training of candidates and missionaries at TEAM-related training events such as Missionary Orientation and Pre-Departure Training
  • Assist with analysis of missionary accounts, recommending actions where individual missionaries are found to be in financial distress
  • Help provide resources for and serve as a liaison with missionaries on all financial issues
  • Help provide support budget formats and documentation for all missionary and ministry area related accounts
  • Help maintain the necessary documentation to establish adequate support for international transfers/grants and payments to missionary and project accounts
  • Assist in communicating with missionaries, appointees, short term workers and retirees about financial matters
  • Help maintain current financial information for missionaries
  • Strive towards continual advancement in staff competencies

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Spiritually mature with a growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Previous experience working in an Accounts Payable Department; Ability to apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles related to payables
  • Professional written and oral communication skills
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically in Excel
  • Able to easily maintain confidentiality and prudence in communication; High level of integrity
  • A self-starter who has a track record of successful planning, execution, and follow-through to accomplish agreed upon objectives
  • Able to process large quantities of data; Meticulous attention to detail
  • Disciplined with priorities
  • Self-starter, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Personable, with a heart for service and a sustained positive attitude

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

The following abilities are required for the position: 

  • Work at a desk in an office or home-office setting; Sit at an office desk or in a meeting room for extended periods of time
  • Work for extended periods of time at a computer, requiring the ability to send and receive information with necessary optical, auditory and manual dexterity (fax machine, copier, scanner, etc.)
  • Use a keyboard and mouse to enter, retrieve or transfer words or data information and/or move from screen to screen on the computer to view information
  • Tolerate dust and fumes from general cleaning and maintenance procedures
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills; comprehend and speak English.
  • Display the reading skills necessary to proofread written material
  • Perform basic mathematical calculations

How to Apply:

Applications for employment are available online at https://team.org/about-us/staff-opportunities.


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