As an accountant on the mission field with OM, you will use your financial management skills toward the purpose of seeing vibrant communities of Jesus followers established among the least reached. This important role is vital to ministry on the field. As an accountant in OM, you would provide accountability for the cash transactions conducted on the field and perform duties to assist with accounting functions pertaining to bank accounts, budgets, journal entries, financial reporting and administrative changes, guided by precedent and guidelines of established polices. Participation in local ministry and team life may also be aspects of your role.

Requirements

  • Formal training in accounting or bookkeeping is really helpful.  If no formal training in accounting is in the candidate’s history, then at least 5 years of progressively increasing responsibility in an accounting team would be preferred. 
  • Knowledge of, and use of, debits and credits and nuances in a not-for-profit accounting system would be helpful.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Able to use appropriate software for communication.
Start date: January or August
Commitment length: 2 - 3 years

Most people joining OM raise financial support towards the cost of their salaries/expenses.  This is usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.  Training is provided to help with this.  More details can be found in the application pack for this role.

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