CAREER OPPORTUNITY: CONFERENCE AUDITOR |HR DEPARTMENT

The Lake Region Conference seeks an Auditor to complete regular church and school audits for effective monitoring of fiduciary responsibilities; prepare reports on compliance with established internal control procedures and standards and on problems that require strengthening of internal controls; and provide support to local church and school treasurers.

Position Summary: Responsible for conducting regular church and school audits for effective monitoring of fiduciary responsibilities. Must be a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in regular standing. Requires travel throughout the conference territory, initiative, sound judgment, and a high level of communication, organizational and technical skills. Must be a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in regular standing.

Essential Job Functions

· Assist with monthly processing of church remittances

· Regularly reviews and evaluates administrative and accounting controls of churches and schools for compliance with NADWP SA 05 27

· Prepares reports on compliance with established internal control procedures and standards and on problems that require         strengthening of internal controls;  discusses findings with auditees

· Determines if the system of authorization and recording procedures are adequate to provide reasonable accounting control over assets, liabilities, income and expenses.

· Reviews cash control procedures and monitors safeguarding of assets.

· Determines if there is segregation of duties and dual control, as necessary

· Recommends new policies and procedures

· Reviews pertinent documents necessary to determine if an audit trail exists for all records and systems

· Reviews accounts for unauthorized activity

· Monitors activity and file maintenance in accounting records and data processing systems

· Provide support to local church and school treasurers

· Knowledge of fund accounting and church structure and policies

· Answer all emails and phone calls in a timely professional manner

· Travel required to conduct audits

· Other duties as assigned

Education/Experience Requirement

· Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Management, Finance or other relevant field which included coursework in auditing and accounting.

· One to three years relevant successful work experience required

Required Knowledge and Skill

· Must exhibit extensive initiative; often working with minimal supervision. Ability to perform duties with speed and accuracy without constant supervision and meet required deadlines.

· Strict adherence to professional ethics

· Adaptable and able to evaluate priorities.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Strong analytical and research skills.

· Solid organizational skills, especially ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details.

· Ability to multi-task while working independently or within a group environment.

· Proven ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

· Knowledge of internal controls and how they are used to manage risk.

· A basic knowledge and understanding of internal auditing standards and techniques as well as general accounting methods, principles and practices.

· Advanced computer skills, including the newest versions of MS Windows, Office 2016, Mac OSX and other accounting softwares and databases

· Must have a valid driver’s license.

Email cover letter, resume and employment application to Teresa Best at hr@lrcsda.com