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Finance Accountant 2

Company: Focus on the Family
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

Finance Accountant 2Colorado Springs, CO 80920, USAReq #781Tuesday, February 11, 2020Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Focus on the Family has nearly 600 employees who work to achieve the mission of enriching the lives of families, engaging the culture, advocating for life and spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The work is meaningful, the culture is rewarding, and the purpose is eternal.The Financial Accountant II position exists to provide support to the ministry in accounts payable, purchasing card administration, and is a strong customer service representative for the rest of the ministry.Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Develops general understanding of ministry objectivesCommunicates often with clients and other staff to facilitate accurate and timely accounting of ministry activitiesPerforms record-keeping in compliance with GAAP and ministry policiesParticipates in cross functional team assignments as requiredGathers information for internal and external auditsThis position may include responsibilities in one or more of the following areas:Accounts Payable:Processes incoming invoices and corresponding paymentsPerforms or assists with identification, investigation, and resolution of payment processing problemsPayroll & T&E reimbursements:Works with management and HR to ensure compliance with labor laws and Focus policyPrepares payments for 401K & 403(b), education plans, flexible spending accounts, group life insurance, etc.Answers inquiries from all levels of management and handles confidential informationAudits expense reportsMaintains travel accounts, reconciles accounts, prepares reports for travel monthly and annuallyTrains internal groups on corporate travel program and expense report preparationServes as Program Administrator for corporate travel card and backup PA for purchasing cardsOther Duties/Responsibilities: Assists in training staff at various levelsPerforms other duties as assignedWorking Environment/Physical Requirements:Office environmentJOB QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTSCharacter/Spiritual: Exemplifies Ephesians 5:1-2, Therefore be imitators of God as dear children and walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us...Pursues the Great Commission given by Jesus Christ in Matthew 28:19-20, Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ; maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Focus; adheres to theStandard of Moral Conduct andStatement of Faith; upholds Focus on the Family's ministry in prayerPrays personally for Focus on the Familys staff and constituents and may occasionally lead in a public prayerEngages in Christian ministryDemonstrates behaviors aligned withFOF core valuesPersonal Characteristics:Strong integrity and character traits needed to provide accountability on financial stewardship, reporting, and management issuesMust be a servant oriented person who maximizes strengths and maintains accountability in areas of needed developmentKnowledge/Experience:Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business with emphasis in Accounting preferred (or equivalent work experience)1-3 years of experience in AccountingSkills, Abilities, and Special Talents/Gifts:Strong customer service skills showing ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and writtenAbility to deal with stress from deadline pressure and multiple tasksShows discretion in handling confidential informationProficient in use of MS Office software, especially Excel advanced functions (lookups, pivot tables, macros)Great Plains experience preferredStrong technical aptitude required to learn, operate, and troubleshoot specific software and related systemsAttention to detail, self-starter, good follow-throughAbility to learn complex subject matter and tasks quickly and with minimal supervision or assistanceAnalytical skills to extract data and draw conclusionsAbility to prioritize and schedule workload; work independentlyAbility to work in a team environmentStewardship Requirements:Implements cost reduction and efficiency improvements where appropriateHelping Families Thrive! Focus on the Family is a 501c3 Christian Non-Profit Ministry.Other details

  • Pay TypeHourly
  • Colorado Springs, CO 80920, USA

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