Southwest Region Conference 

Of Seventh-day Adventists

Treasury Job Descriptions

Southwest Region Conference

Of Seventh-day Adventists

Treasury Job Descriptions

Title: Accountant

Job Description:

The Accountant works with the Undertreasurer/Treasurer and is responsible for the monthly

general ledger close, balance sheet and income statement analysis, and balance sheet and

income statement presentation. The Senior Accountant is also responsible for the

performance analysis and presentation.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

Full responsibility of the general ledger month-end close and presentation of the

balance sheet and income statement result and analysis.


Full responsibility for the preparation of General Ledger entries and reconciliations

for month-end closing to close books in a timely manner.

Full responsibility for analyzing financial statements monthly and

reporting on variances.

Preparation of a monthly account analysis of balance sheet and income statement


Management of the Fixed Asset process, policy, and procedure.

Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls.

 Ownership of the internal and external financial and tax audit and examination

  processes, including assisting with the preparation of audited financials.

Statements, footnotes and supplemental information.

– Other projects as assigned.


-Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting.

-Strong understanding of accounting theory.

– Intermediate level knowledge of all accounting functions and related internal

controls, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, and


– Good knowledge of GAAP and willingness to research and resolve accounting


– Strong analytical skills.

– Auditing skills, with the ability to research and reconcile difficult accounts.

-1-4 years high volume Accounting Experience.

– Excellent written, verbal, communication, and interpersonal skills with a customer

service focus.

– Microsoft Excel experience a must.

– Detail oriented and organized in work.

– Ability to meet assigned deadlines.

– Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees,

management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity,

problem solving, and results.

– Proactive and independent.

– Flexible and enthusiastic.


– Experience with Conference Accounting a plus

– PowerPoint, Word and other Microsoft Office applications a plus.

– CPA a plus, but not required.

Education/level of Degree’s

– Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting.