Thursday, November 29, 2012

Job opening: senior accountant, for American Baptist International Ministries, in Valley Forge PA

American Baptist International Ministries (IM) Job Posting Announcement Senior Accountant

American Baptist International Ministries (IM) is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Senior Accountant. This is a full-time position located at the Mission Center in Valley Forge, PA.

[note from Calvin: I do not know whether or not they will support a non-immigrant status such as H-1B. I will ask them and if I get an answer, I will post it here. I do not know any more details than what I have posted, but this organization is well thought of, and the parent organization was one of the founding denominations of my church. Also, the person who told me about this opening is a pastor, as well as a staff member there and also a member of my church.Thanks.]


Join a vibrant ministry that is helping people all around the world come to Christ, grow in Christ, and change their world for Christ!

Role and Responsibility: The Senior Accountant is a Finance Team position within American Baptist International Ministries (IM). The Senior Accountant reports to the Controller of American Baptist International Ministries. Responsibilities include: Supporting the Controller in maintaining the integrity of the general ledger/financial statements; Assisting with compliance reporting including missionary and partner grant reporting; Developing and composing detailed procedures to implement corporate and departmental policies; Providing support for the annual audit; Performing monthly close procedures; Assisting with reviewing, monitoring, reconciling, and analyzing general ledger accounts; Overseeing the fixed assets and prepaid schedules; Cross-training within the Finance Team to provide support to the team during absences; Developing various ad hoc reports as requested.

Education, Experience and Competencies: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business with minimum five years accounting experience required and extensive knowledge of accounting principles. Must possess knowledge and commitment to the mission of American Baptist International Ministries. Requires high degree of integrity and excellent analytical, communication (written and oral including the ability to develop and write detailed procedures/reports), organizational and attention-to-detail skills. Evidence of global and/or cross-cultural experience preferred. Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, and Dynamics/Great Plains accounting software or comparable general ledger software. FRx reporting and non-profit experience preferred.

Compensation: Competitive compensation package including employer paid contributions to a 403(b) retirement plan, healthcare benefits (medical, dental, and vision,) and paid time off (vacation, sick leave, and holidays).

International Ministries serves more than 2,000 volunteer, short-term and long-term missionaries working in 70 countries.

If you are ready to be a part of this dynamic organization, send a cover letter, resume, and name/address/phone numbers of three (3) professional references to: This posting will close on December 21, 2012.


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