Conference Auditor for Lake Region

   Classifieds: Employment | Posted on December 14, 2017

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 MS Office, accounting software and databases
  • Must have a valid driver’s license. 

Email cover letter and resume to Teresa Best at