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Bright Hope International

Donation Processing & Financial Accounting Mgr

Bright Hope International
Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 01/28/2009
Categories: Management
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Bright Hope International ( is an Evangelical Christian Relief and Development Agency which focuses on serving the poorest of the poor throughout the world - those who earn less than a dollar per day. We have an immediate management position open in our Finance department.

This management position will report directly to the Treasurer.

Areas of Responsibility:

1. Donation Processing Manager
a Manage donation receipting process of 1 - 2 employees
b Manage appeal mailing coordination
c. Handle complex donor questions and inquiries
d. Prepare donor reports for management and donors as needed
e. Maintain organizational Metrics report
f. Analyze effectiveness of fundraising appeals
g. Develop targeted appeal strategies
h. Oversee receipting process for major campaigns
i. Integrate all website transactions into Raisers Edge
j. Research, propose, and implement cost savings initiatives

2. Financial Accounting & Reporting Manager
a. Handle monthly accounting close by 10th of each month
b. Issue quarterly financials to Board
c. Research and propose cost savings measures to management
d. Issue weekly cash position report to Board & management
e. Reconcile Quick Books to Raisers Edge monthly
f. Complete various annual reports requested by monitoring and grantor organizations
g. Handle payroll processing

Applicants must be born again Christians who can positively affirm our statement of faith. Candidates must have a college degree in accounting, finance, or related field as well as relevant professional experience. A desire to be part of a team that is used by God to bring relief to those hurting in our world is essential. Experience in Raisers Edge and Quick Books software desired but will train the right candidate.

Excellent health insurance benefits.