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Insight for Living

General Ledger Accountant

Insight for Living
Frisco, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 08/08/2016
Categories: Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The general ledger accountant promotes and supports the mission of Insight for Living Ministries (IFLM) by ensuring accurate journal entries and reconciliations of accounts and bank statements. The accountant reviews profit and loss statements to ensure proper entries, reconciles balance sheets, reconciles bank deposit statements, processes monthly journal entries, and creates reports for management review. As a member of the Finance Department, the general ledger accountant has a responsibility to bear the fruit of the Spirit and to accurately express the ministry’s beliefs and values in all interactions with constituents, staff members, and vendors.


Ministry, Spiritual Maturity

General Ledger, Month-End Closing

  • Reviews general ledger to confirm all entries have been made for the appropriate month
  • Reconciles and maintains balance sheet accounts and their schedules
  • Works with international offices to post RFMs when received and processes closing entries
  • Reconciles bank deposits to donor software

Miscellaneous Reporting and Journal Entries

  • Processes any monthly journal entries based on month-end schedule and as directed by department director
  • Reviews profit and loss statement at month-end to ensure that all entries needed for closing are recorded

Purchase Order Maintenance

  • Posts inventory received after confirmation of receipt and processes invoices for payment

Financial and Management Reports

  • Prepares monthly financial statements for management reports to be reviewed by director, officers, the Insight for Living Ministries Board of Directors, and audit team
  • Creates quarterly financial reports for bank

Bank Reconciliations and Electronic File Transfers (EFTs)

  • Prepares bank statement reconciliations and determines any missing entries
  • Maintains all EFT changes
  • Creates file and uploads file to bank

Professional Development

  • Commits to the challenges of growth and development according to the Professional Development Plan
  • Pursues the designated knowledge and/or experience with a positive attitude
  • Completes assigned tasks with excellence and in a timely manner

Team Member Contribution

  • Models IFLM’s core values through daily conduct
  • Exerts initiative and drive to improve departmental and organizational operations
  • Owns problems, creates solutions, and maintains personal accountability for results