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Mission Center Financial Officer, Democratic Republic of Congo


Posted 22 February 2022

Open until filled

Educational Requirements

Preferred - B.S. or B.A. degree & M.A. degree in Religion/Theology

Experience Required/Desired

5+ years financial and ministerial experience

Immediate Supervisor

Mission Center President

Employment Status

Full Time (40 hours per week)

Summary of Position

Teaches Disciples Generous Response principles. Promotes Community of Christ IMMB through preaching, teaching and presence in the congregations. Represents the needs and use of World Mission tithes. Recruits, appoints, trains, and supervises congregational financial officers. Oversees the appropriate management and maintenance of church properties to include onsite World Church representation for all building projects. Teaches improved congregational leadership skills using ministry information. Responsible for the Aaronic ministers’ education and training.

Essential Functions

  1. Encourages incorporation of Disciple Generous Response and its principles into members’ daily life.
  2. Responsible for Aaronic minister support as it develops.
  3. Coordinates self-sustaining congregational financial officers.
  4. Responsible for mission center and congregation assets, including developing and monitoring of annual conference and approved budgets; develop and monitor timely reporting of World Ministries contributions; timely processing of contributor reports; maintenance of contributors' database; collecting, receipting and accounting for all mission center funds; successful completion of annual audits for mission center, and congregations.
  5. Leads the funding for mission activities.
  6. Oversees the management and maintenance of church properties within the mission center, including onsite World Church representative for all building projects.
  7. Serves as Risk Manager for the mission center in coordination with the World Church Risk Management practices and policies.
  8. Oversees youth worker registration process compliance.
  9. Teaches improved congregational leadership skills through the use of ministry information systems (i.e. Shelby and other databases).
  10. Manages mission center membership records.
  11. Responsible for mission center records retention and management.
  12. Serves on the National Company Board of Directors.

Competencies/Skills

  1. Approachability and Listening
  2. Conflict Management
  3. Leadership and Program Management skills
  4. Managing Diversity
  5. Sharing Goals Knowledge
  6. Scriptural / Theological Knowledge
  7. Preaching and Teaching
  8. Integrity and Trust
  9. Motivating and Developing Others
  10. Priority Setting
  11. Ability to Promote Church Vision and Purpose
  12. Basic Computer Skills – Microsoft Office Products, Zoom, Shelby, and church’s financial management software
  13. Be an Ordained Minister in Community of Christ
  14. Visit congregations 4-5 times quarterly.

Supervisory Responsibility

Yes, Congregation Financial Officers

Other Duties

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned when necessary.

Required Trainings

Employee is required to be a registered youth worker with Community of Christ or be able to register within 30 days of hire date.

Ministerial Status

Yes

Application Instructions

Complete a World Church Employee Application to apply for this position.

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