Three Positions Sought for LAC Office

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Accountant

Business Manager

Data Entry and Filing Clerk

See below for individual announcements or click here for a pdf version.

 

The Liberia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church seeks employment for the following position:

 

Job Title:             ACCOUNTANT

Location:             Liberia Annual Conference/United Methodist Church Central Office, Monrovia

Reports to:         Conference Treasurer

 

Job Summary:

The accountant will ensure that all financial transactions are properly accounted, records well maintained and bookkeeping done in accordance with the Liberia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church (LAC/UMC) and Global Ministries guidelines and procedures.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensure all financial documents are complete, marked before filing and entering into the accounting system.
  • Ensure all financial vouchers and receipts are recorded into the accounting system (QuickBooks) on a daily basis.
  • Ensure all transactions are adequately supported and appropriately signed and recorded on voucher.
  • Reconcile cash book balance with actual cash count and investigate any discrepancies on a weekly basis.
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations to reconcile bank balances and cash book for all LAC/UMC and Global Ministries accounts.
  • Receive and review expense reports from various projects, departments and mission stations for consistency with disbursements made.
  • Ensure internal controls are adhered to in line with Liberia Annual Conference and Global Ministries guidelines and procedures.
  • Provide weekly update budget reports to the conference treasurer.
  • Manage the Liberia Annual Conference day to day accounting functions and timely submission of budget/actual reports to the conference treasurer.
  • Assist in preparing for and during internal and external audit.
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate accounting system.

 

Other responsibilities:

  • Receive cash from bank, projects, donors, lessees for immediate deposit in to the relevant bank account.
  • Perform conversion of local currency as instructed by the conference treasurer through the bank or authorized foreign exchange medium.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the conference treasurer.

 

 

 

Desired Technical Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Sound accounting skills with strong attention to accuracy and completeness
  • Financial analysis and report skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in accounts or comparable position
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and use of the internet and email
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks will be an added advantage

 

Desired Personal Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong communications abilities
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure
  • Ability to supervise staff
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Confidentiality
  • Good moral qualities and possess good Christian faith and commitment

 

Interested applicant(s) can drop their application, including a detailed CV and motivation letter stating the position being applied for to:

 

Liberia Annual Conference

United Methodist Church Head office

Office of the Conference Treasurer

12th Street Sinkor,

Monrovia, Liberia

 

Or email with the subject line “ACCOUNTANT” to the below:

dguinkpa@umcmission.org with cc to ccfa.lac.umc@gmail.com  (application sent via email should be in pdf)

 

NOTE: Only short-listed applicant(s) will be contacted.

Deadline for submission of application is Friday June 9, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

The Liberia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church (LAC/UMC) seeks employment for the following position:

Job Title:             BUSINESS MANAGER

Location:             United Methodist Church Head Office, Monrovia

Reports to:         Conference Treasurer

 

Job Summary:

The business manager will handle the day to day operation of the Liberia Annual Conference office and assist with the treasury functions where necessary.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage the petty cash for the conference office
  • Prepare petty cash vouchers
  • Ensure that supporting documents/signatures are valid
  • Perform weekly cash count and reconciliation with the conference treasurer
  • Manage procurement of goods and services as needed
  • Manage office and fixed assets in the LAC compound in consultation with the Board of Trustees
  • Assist with property and insurance issues where necessary
  • Assist in the monitoring and evaluation of conference ministries and projects in consultation with the Office of Connectional Ministries as needed
  • Work with the Office of Connectional Ministries and other conference staffs
  • Administration of payroll and payroll related activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the conference treasurer

 

Desired Technical Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Management
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a finance related position
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and use of the internet and email
  • Knowledge of the procurement process will be an added advantage

 

Desired Personal Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong communications abilities
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Confidentiality
  • Good moral qualities and possess good Christian faith and commitment

Interested applicant(s) can drop their application including a detail CV and motivation letter stating the position being applied for to:

Liberia Annual Conference

United Methodist Church Head office

Office of the Conference Treasurer

12th Street Sinkor,

Monrovia, Liberia

 

Or email with the subject line “BUSINESS MANAGER” to the below:

dguinkpa@umcmission.org with cc to ccfa.lac.umc@gmail.com  (application sent via email should be in pdf)

 

NOTE: Only short-listed applicant(s) will be contacted.

Deadline for submission of application is Friday June 9, 2017

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

The Liberia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church (LAC/UMC) seeks employment for the following position:

Job Title:             DATA ENTRY AND FILING CLERK

Location:             United Methodist Church Head Office, Monrovia

Reports to:         Conference Treasurer

 

Job Summary:

The data entry and filing clerk will support the functions of the Liberia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church treasury with data entry and filing activities.  He/She will work closely with the accountant and business manager.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Maintaining financial files and records of the treasury
  • Enter all financial transactions into the accounting system
  • File all transactions, vouchers and statements timely and appropriately
  • Assist with the processing of payments
  • Receive, distribute, circulate and file all documents that come into the office
  • Assist with the handling and reviewing of expense reports from the projects, departments, mission stations, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the conference treasurer

 

Desired Technical Qualifications:

  • Minimum of an Associate Degree in Business Administration or Management
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a Finance office
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and use of the internet and email
  • Knowledge of the procurement process will be an added advantage

 

Desired Personal Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong communications abilities
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Confidentiality
  • Good moral qualities and possess good Christian Faith and commitment

 

Interested applicant(s) can drop their application including a detail CV and motivation letter stating the position being applied for to:

 

 

Liberia Annual Conference

United Methodist Church Head office

Office of the Conference Treasurer

12th Street Sinkor,

Monrovia, Liberia

 

Or email with the subject line “DATA ENTRY AND FILING CLERK” to the below:

dguinkpa@umcmission.org with cc to ccfa.lac.umc@gmail.com  (application sent via email should be in pdf)

 

NOTE: Only short-listed applicant(s) will be contacted.

Deadline for submission of application is Friday June 9, 2017

 

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