Manager – Treasurer

DEPARTMENT:

Treasury/Administration

 

POSITION SUMMARY: The Manager-Treasurer is responsible for managing all hands-on operational aspects of the ministry, which also includes developing and managing its financial wellbeing. Being a fellow administrator, he assists the Speaker/Director achieve the goals and objectives set for the organization.
Guided by the objectives of the ministry, the Manager-Treasurer provides the leadership and management necessary to ensure that the organization has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, competencies, and systems in place, to effectively grow the organization, meet its goals, and ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.

 

AUTHORITY & ACCOUNTABILITY: Speaker/Director

 

ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:

  1. Leadership and Organization;
    • Assists in formulating the organization’s mission, objectives and supporting tactical initiatives.
    • Participates in key decisions as member of the Executive and Management Committees.
    • Maintain in-depth relations with departmental directors and supervisors.
    • Provides administrative, fiscal and financial oversight.
    • Provides day-to-day leadership and management to the ministry in line with its mission and core values.
    • Assists staff in developing long range and annual plans with adequate evaluation and reporting of progress on plans.
    • Provides timely and accurate reports To the Executive and Management Committees on the operating and financial condition of the organization.
    • Ensures the organization achieves its long and short-term goals (income, profitability, cash flow, institutional goals and objectives).
    • Collaborates with the management team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel, designed to accommodate the objectives of the organization.
    • Manages third parties to which organizational functions have been outsourced.
  2. Financial Management;
    • Develops fiscal policy and strategy in line with organizational objectives.
    • Develops annual budgets.
    • Establishes finance operational strategies that will ensure compliance with NAD policy and FASBY.
    • Provides reports on the overall financial health of the organization to the Executive Committee and to the Management Committee.
    • Implements corrective action (if necessary) and minimizes the impact of variances.
    • Provides vision and leadership for long-range fiscal planning to ensure the continuity and solvency of the organization.
    • Maintains appropriate insurance coverage.
    • Provides recommendations regarding debt, deficits, and the purchasing/sales of assets and inventory.
    • Authorizes all disbursements.
    • Oversees, co-ordinates, and processes for management approval, all contracts established with contract staff and vendors.
  3. Administrative & Human Resource Management;
    • Ensures donor and vendor file (data base) integrity (documents, analytical information where required, communication notations,).
    • Assists in the development of business procedures and the acquisition and implementation of tools and systems to increase organization efficiency and risk management (fraud, ).
    • Ensures compliance with the policy and procedure adopted by the North American Division for its organizations and institutions.
    • As the secretary for the Management Committee (House Committee), the Manager-Treasurer ensures that agendas and minutes are timeously and accurately produced, distributed, and properly housed.
    • Co-ordinates the recruitment/employment and contracting of organization and project staff.
    • Provides a strong day-to-day leadership presence and implements and supports an open-door policy among all staff.
    • Ensures that the work place (employee related policies and work conditions) fosters good employee relations.
    • Manages and recommends employee step (salary/wage) increases per NAD policy.
    • Oversee and ensure good housekeeping at the office as well as high safety standards at all time.

 

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:

 

1. QUALIFICATIONS, SCOPE, & COMPLEXITY OF DUTIES:

  1. Required knowledge and skills;
    • Proficient and up-to-date knowledge of not-for-profit accounting in accordance with the U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
    • NAD policy as well as any other laws, regulations, and rules governing the employment of staff, work requirements, and employee relationships.
    • Somewhat knowledgeable with office computer equipment and general office software.
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  2.  Abilities;
    • Recognize and be responsible to all of the organization’s significant “publics” (donors, viewers, Board members, other Church leaders, and employees).
    • Demonstrate ability to manage, motivate and supervise a staff team.
    • Effective problem-solving and mediation skills.
    • Demonstrate ability to work in a proactively diverse and inclusive organization.
    • Demonstrate ability to multi-task and work in a dynamic, fast-paced, office setting.
    • Proven ability to cope with conflict, stress, deadlines, and crisis situations.
    • Demonstrate ability to share skills and knowledge with others.
  3.  Experience;
    • Five to seven years of financial and general management experience with the day-to-day operations of an organization of at least 30 to 50 staff persons.
    • A minimum of five years of experience in planning and financial oversight.
    • A minimum of five years experience in personnel management, including hiring, terminating, and supervising.
  4.  Education;
    • Completion of a bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university.
    • Completion of a master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification,
  5. Membership;
    • Member in good standing of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

 

3. WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Weekend and flexible work hours required
  • General working conditions of an office and production studio
  • Requires standing, walking, time at desk, reaching, normal speaking and hearing capabilities. Lifting up to 50 lbs.

 

AUTHORITY & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Wage type: Exempt

Employment of Family Members: In an effort to encourage an equitable work environment, it is the general policy of the Voice of Prophecy to not consider job applications from immediate family members of employees for full-time positions. Should you have questions, before applying, please check with the Adventist Media Ministries Human Resources Department.