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Finance Specialist Job in Colorado Springs 80921, Colorado US

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Organizational Data Position Title: Finance Specialist Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-exempt ~ 30 hours/week General Purpose/Summary Statement The Finance Specialist is responsible for many of the financial information needs of One Child Matters and its projects, including the management of the budgets, expenditures, and forecasts.

Works with our current accounting and finance applications and processes to ensure we are fully utilizing them to record and track project and unit expenditures that will allow for appropriate reporting across various levels of management within the organization.

Works with all levels of management and staff in One Child Matters.

This position assists the Director of Finance in coordinating all the financial needs of the ministry and upholding the highest standard of financial accountability and integrity.


1. Prepares accounts payable vouchers for approval and resolves outstanding issues prior to payments.

2. Gathers required information that is necessary for determining the monthly financial assistance disbursed to One Child Matters projects.

3. Assists in the reconciliation of advances given to project consultants and managers; trip advances for employees; and advances given for various mission trips4 Prepares monthly reports for financial analysis, including reporting for current capital and operational fundraising projects5 Sends disbursement notifications to projects following monthly transfers6 Communicates frequently with Field Representatives and Regional Staff via electronic notifications7 Processes and completes data entry on sponsor/donors gifts.

Researches previously processed monies in giving history to best discern how to apply the sponsor/donors money based on the written communication they have given us8 Maintains security and accountability concerning donors money.

Maintains strict confidentiality9 Reviews incoming checks and remittances.

Allocates money to proper accounts, and note documentation for future references.

10. Deposits checks via electronic scanner; deposit cash and non-scanable checks manually.11. Reconciles AGWM account, recording contributions and transfers.12. Assists in the analysis of accounting reports received from One Child Matters projects to ensure that funds are being used for the continued development and well-being of the registered children in the project.13. Supports for the annual corporate budget process.14. Is responsible for other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance.

Managerial Breadth/Scope of Job No supervisory responsibilities.


1. Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Spiritual leadership abilities and maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of One Child Matters and conducts self in a mature/professional manner2 Endorses and actively support One Child Matters mission, vision, core values, and statement of faith3 Acts as an advocate for children raising awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in poverty and challenging and enabling those within ones influence to greater involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children4 Leads through positive work principles, ethical behavior, learning posture, interpersonal communication and inter-work unit collaboration5 Maintains a high degree of integrity and ethical behavior in all business activities and decisions.

Disciplined to work with confidential information6 Possesses the ability to extract data from necessary systems and be able to draw conclusions from that extraction.

Excellent computer skills a necessity7 Demonstrates proficiency in multi-tasking.

Possesses analytical, motivational, developmental, problem solving and organizational skills.

Has ability to work independently and as an integral part of a team8 Is proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products including Excel, Word, Power Point, and other project management, analytical and reporting tools9 Has excellent organizational and time management skills.

Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities with minimal supervision.10. Possesses excellent communication skills (interpersonal, verbal, and written).

Education/Experience Education: Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance required

Experience: Prior experience in finance and/or accounting; nonprofit or international preferred Working Environment/Physical Requirements Office working environment, no unusual physical activities required to do the job. Must be able to lift 20 pounds occasionally; works for most of each day in front of computer on keyboard.

We offer a pleasant work environment and a competitive compensation package including a generous retirement plan.

This position is based at our headquarters located in North Colorado Springs (Baptist Road and I-25).

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a resume to careers [at] ba [dot] org [dot] No phone calls, please.

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