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Job Opening - Missionary Finance Facilitator

OVERVIEW

The job of 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 finance questions as they relate to their pay and reimbursements.  There is also a training component to the job.  A Missionary Finance Facilitator helps train appointees at TEAM’s Missionary Orientation and Pre-Departure Training events.

PRIMARY 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 liaison with missionaries on all financial issues
● Help provide support budget formats and documentation for all missionary and ministry area related accounts
● Help maintain 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

KEY SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS


● Understand debits, credits, and accrual-based accounting
● Previous experience working in an Accounts Payable Department
● Proven ability to apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles related to payables
● Professional written and oral communication skills
● Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically in Excel
● Proven ability meet deadlines to produce high quality work product in a fast-paced environment
● High level of integrity and confidentiality
● 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

TO APPLY 

Please submit an application (below), cover letter, and resume to: 

E-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Fax: 630-653-1826
Mail: Human Resources Manager, 400 S. Main Place, Carol Stream, IL 60188

Download a full job description HERE. 
Download a copy of the employment application HERE.