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Dec 24

Director of Accounting | Converge

  • Full Time
  • Orlando

Website Converge

Start. Strengthen. Send

Job Title: Director of Accounting
Department: Accounting
Reports To: Vice President of Finance (CFO)
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Prepared By: President’s office

ABOUT CONVERGE
Converge is a movement of churches working to help people meet, know and follow Jesus. We do this by
starting and strengthening churches together worldwide. For over 165 years we’ve helped churches bring life
change to communities in the U.S. and around the world through church planting and discipleship
multiplication, leadership training and coaching and global missions.

SUMMARY
Under the supervision of the CFO, oversees the general accounting function, which includes inter-company
accounting, cash managements/reconciliation, financial reporting and ensuring internal controls are in place.
In accordance with our mission to help people meet, know and follow Jesus by starting and strengthening
churches together worldwide, this person must believe in our vision, live a life modeling a vibrant walk with
Christ and hold to our Affirmation of Faith. This is a salaried, full-time position located at the Converge
headquarters in Orlando, Florida.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Supports organization financial objectives by providing financial analyses and recommendations.
• Develop accounting organizational strategies by contributing financial information, analysis and
recommendations and directing staff.
• Direct management responsibility of A/P, A/R, payroll and accounting staff.
• Ensure the accounting team is staffed with qualified personnel capable of meeting the objectives and
responsibilities assigned to them. Responsible for continued development of these staff.
• Develop and maintain accounting policies and procedures.
• Ability to work collaboratively with ministry and executive teams and provide monthly budget reports to
their respective departments.
• Provide accurate financial reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis to Executives and ministry
teams.
• Ensure successful completion of the company’s tax and regulatory filings.
• Cooperate with external auditing firm in preparation of schedules and reports for annual audits.
• Provide all aspects of accounting and budgeting to Converge, but detail services related to
missionaries as well as ongoing expenses for missionaries and foreign fields.
• Collect and enter annual budget data for missionary and US staff cost centers.
• Other duties assigned by CFO.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in compliance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
Direct reports include: accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and accounting assistant.

QUALIFICATIONS
Directors of Accounting must possess strong communication, organizational, technology and
leadership skills. Must have comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
(GAAP). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in accounting; at least five years related experience and/or training, including previous
management responsibility. Certification such as certified public accountant (CPA) or certified management
accountant (CMA) or Master’s degree in business administration (MBA) a plus.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical
procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and
procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from pastors,
district executive ministers, Converge staff and leadership.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. This job also requires occasional travel.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters
while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The office environment is very collaborative with the expectation of cross-department meetings. The work environment is a mix of offices with doors, cubicles, and meeting spaces. The noise level is moderate.

To apply for this job email your details to jordan.bayer@converge.org