Job Posting: LAC Treasurer

UMC Liberia Central Office in Sinkor, Monrovia-Liberia

UMC Liberia Central Office in Sinkor, Monrovia-Liberia


BASIC FUNCTION: Serves as the Treasurer of the denominational headquarters of The United Methodist Church in Liberia overseeing all financial matters.

REPORTS TO: Conference Council on Finance and Administration (CCF&A), the Liberia Annual Conference and the Resident Bishop, LAC/UMC

WORKS WITH: Annual Conference Staff, Cabinet, Trustees, Liberia, and other Conference officials & committees.

SUPERVISES: Finance Staff at Conference Office

Desired Technical Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and use of E-mail
  • Sound accounting skills with strong attention to accuracy and completeness
  • Financial Analysis Skills, Report Writing Skills
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • Minimum 3 years experience in comparable position

Desired Personal Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong communication abilities
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to supervise staff
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and projects
  • Evident Christian faith and commitment to UMC principles


  • Ensure that disbursements are carried out in line with and according to the approved budget plan for the year
  • Facilitate the safeguarding of the church’s finances in consultation with the CCF&A.
  • Receive and disburse, according to annual conference action and the policy of CCF&A, conference funding.
  • Administration of payroll and payroll related functions.
  • Assist with property and insurance issues where necessary
  • Ensure that bank balances and payments are reconciled to bank statement on a monthly basis.
  • Work with Connectional Ministries and other conference staff as required
  • Prepare annual financial report and ensure professional audit of all conference accounting records.
  • Issue monthly financial reports to the CCFA and Bishop’s office.
  • Prepare the CCF&A report to Annual Conference.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by CCF&A.

All qualified and interested applicants can submit their CVs with three references, one of which should be your current pastor along with a cover letter. Applications can be submitted to the email address below with position title on the subject line.
Deadline: January 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm. Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted and females are strongly encouraged to apply.

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