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CRISTA Ministries

Accounting Manager

CRISTA Ministries
Shoreline, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 06/20/2017
Categories: Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Accounting Manager helps empower CRISTA to meet its mission by supplying great accounting and finance support, applications, tools and services to help the ministries serve people. Responsible for the production of accurate and timely monthly close, as well as financial statements for donor based ministries and CRISTA Ministries Canada. Provides financial reports and advice to donor based ministries, assists with the preparation and development of budgets, forecasts and analysis, while working closely with the ministry VPs and other senior ministry leaders. Provide managerial audits, conduct research and special projects as assigned. Provide effective leadership, strategic and tactical direction for donor ministry and CRISTA Ministries Canada accounting and functions. The Accounting Manager will work with the Controller and be responsible for adhering to accounting policies and procedures, performance management, training and leadership development of assigned accounting staff.


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience

  • Christian Commitment:  A deep and abiding faith that is fully surrendered to the will of Jesus Christ, evidenced by a lifestyle that is consistent with biblical principles in word and deed.  Commitment to spiritual growth and development.  Demonstrates the values of a CRISTA leader.  
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent. 
  • Experience:  
  • Minimum 5 years of Accounting/Finance experience, including at least 2 years in a Not-for-Profit environment (or similar).
  • Has led teams of at least 3 people
  • Has technical knowledge of FASB policies and federal taxes.
  • Other Considerations:  
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently and professionally with a wide variety of personality types.
  • Has strong, hands-on management experience and demonstrated ability to develop and mentor a team.
  • Great problem solving and analytical skill to analyze information
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including periodic travel to overseas offices.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with coworkers, staff and customers.
  • Software and Equipment Used:   
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in using automated accounting and/or ERP software systems.
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