Accountant / Under Treasurer

Updated on: 06 Dec 2018
06 Dec 2018 Permanent, 40 hrs/wk
Decatur, GA 30030, United States

Reports to the Treasurer. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, general ledger accounting and financial reporting, as well as financial analysis and other special projects as assigned

§ Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards - report to management regarding the finances of establishment

§ Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results

§ Responsible for general ledger; manage charts of accounts, establish accounts and assign entries to proper accounts – research discrepancies and reconcile accounts

§ Supervise the payroll function; ensuring accuracy and timeliness payroll each period, that taxes are computed and paid, and that tax returns are prepared as required by law

§ Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology

§ Monitor and reconcile bank accounts by managing disbursements

§ Monitor reserve accounts and short-term fund investments

§ Documenting, following, and monitoring internal controls in support of auditing team

§ Auditing and verifying documents

Supervisory Duties:

§ Reviewing journal entries of staff accountants to ensure accuracy

§ Planning, assigning, and directing work – addressing complaints and resolving problems


Bachelor degree in Accounting; 12 months experience as an accountant with:

- ACTS and APS;

- GAAP rules, FASB

Demonstrated familiarity with the North American division working policy and accounting manual and its application in everyday operations

Proficiency in FUND accounting

Must be a member of an Adventist Church, supporting the church doctrines and policies



Desired skills


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