Dec 04, 2019

Accounting Fellow

  • JAARS, Inc.
  • Waxhaw, NC, USA
Full time Accounting Customer Service Nonprofit Strategy-Planning

Job Description

Accounting Fellow

 JAARS Fellows is an 11-month, merit-based, professional opportunity that provides entry into a first career position, cultivates emerging leaders, and unleashes the world of missions. Fellows join JAARS staff in key positions to make Bible translation and life transformation possible.

  • Develop Spiritually, Professionally, and Personally
  • Receive input from a professional in your field and a spiritual and personal coach.
  • Attend the Intercultural Communications Course. Learn how to further your interpersonal skills, understand differing worldviews, and deepen your relationship with God.
  • Dive into Perspectives and explore God’s global purpose.
  • Enjoy life skills training: everything from learning to drive a manual car to budgeting.
  • Discover Waxhaw, Charlotte, and the surrounding areas with your JAARS Fellows community.

The Accounting Fellow will be a vital part of the Finance/Accounting team, participating in the daily operations and large projects of the department. He or she will become familiar with not-for-profit accounting, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system conversion, and accounting procedures and best practices.


Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Collaborate as part of the ERP implementation team with migration to a new financial system. This will include performing system testing and writing procedures and documentation for the new system
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents
  • Assist the CFO with special projects
  • Other job-related duties as assigned by your manager


Job Requirements

  • A deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal spiritual growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embraces the vision, mission, and core values of JAARS
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Flexible and team-oriented
  • Proactive
  • Willingness to learn and grow
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience


Fellows Program Requirements

  • Value global ministry
  • At least 18 years old
  • Learner attitude
  • Collaborative



  • Working experience with Google suite (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms, etc.) and Microsoft Office (Excel)
  • Majors including: Finance, Accounting, and Financial Technology


Please review the further information about JAARS Fellows on the website which will be linked after you click "External Application". The application is a link at the bottom of the webpage. More information on the Fellowship is available at

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