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Position Title:           Accountant

Location:                Kansas City, Kansas

Entity Name:           Central States Conference of SDA

Department:            Treasury

Employment Type:    Full-time, Exempt

Central States Conference of Seventh-day Adventists has an employment opportunity within the Treasury Department located in Kansas City, Kansas for an Accountant. Joining our team allows you to be a part of  a group who values creativity and innovation in the completion of our mission, while working in a Seventh-day Adventist Christian environment. We are looking for a driven individual to perform all necessary accounting duties within the treasury department.


This position is inclusive of our benefit package which offers medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation, defined benefits retirement plan, and other programs.  

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  • Provide assistance to the treasurer, president, departmental directors, school administrators, teachers, pastors, and others.

  • Serve as a liaison between the treasurer and a variety of church/conference administration and staff, constituents, and others; respond to questions and complaints by obtaining and providing information; resolve problems and conduct routine business; direct queries to appropriate personnel; research and provide written responses or material when requested.

  • Compose reports independently or from rough drafts or oral instructions and manage financial records for Central States Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

  • To maintain all accounting records such as a general ledger, check registers, receipt registers and journal voucher register.

  • Monthly Tithe and Mission statements.  Including the Treasurer’s On Time Report, TEAM Initiative Fund Report, and Tithe Projection Report.

  • Receipting funds and making bank deposits.

  • Reconcile credit card statements each month.

  • Prepare cash summary report for administration.

  • Most insurance matters.  Up to reporting of claims.​


Performance Factor

  • The employee communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with colleagues, staff, church members, etc.

  • Wearing the armor of the Fruits of the Spirit, the employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working relationships.

  • The employee works to maintain the budget.

  • The employee commits to being a life-long learner and sets measurable goals (short- and long-term) for both personal and professional development/growth



  • ​Education/Experience—B.S. degree preferred in accounting.  Accounting knowledge, with two or more years of experience in accounting preferred. Must be self-motivated.

  • Be a member in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in good standing. 

  • Have working knowledge of computers, with PC experience on spreadsheets and word processors.

  • Skills—Ability to pay attention to detail and accurately maintain financial accounts.  Knowledge and willingness to use computer accounting programs is preferred.

  • Competencies (skills and personal characteristics that an individual should possess in order to be successful in this position)

      o   Planning/organizing

      o   Analytical

      o   Critical Thinking

      o   Time and organizational management

      o   Life-long learner

Knowledge of:

  • Modern office procedures, methods and equipment, especially computers.

  • Procedures for the preparation of various reports.

  • Computer operations and software, including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

  • Proper business telephone etiquette.

Ability to:

  • Maintain confidentiality of privileged information obtained in the course of work.

  • Understand and interpret policies and rules.

  • Proof and edit documents.

  • Organize material and prepare reports; maintain complex records.

  • Compose correspondence, memoranda, and other materials.

  • Operate a personal computer and peripheral equipment.

  • Use word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.

  • Make charts and graphs.

  • Use of independent judgement and personal initiative, working to meet schedules and deadlines in an environment that has constantly changing priorities.

  • Consistently interact positively, pleasantly, and professionally with all visitors, callers and co-workers.


Typical Physical Demands

​While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to sit for long periods of time and is regularly required to speak, hear, read, walk, bend and occasionally lift up to 25 pounds (office supplies). Depending on the location of the position, the employee may be required to use stairs. Must be able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.


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.

Working Conditions

An Accountant/ IT Director works out of a well lit and ventilated office. The position requires flexibility in hours available for work, including evenings and weekends. The workweek is defined as Sunday through Saturday.


All employees are expected to uphold the values of the Central States Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Employees are missionaries, demonstrating a desire and a commitment to sharing the love of Christ.

Please Note: The statements found in this job description are meant to describe the overall general nature and level of the work performed by an employee functioning in this position. The tasks, duties, responsibilities, functions, skills, talents, etc. outlined in the description is not an exhaustive list and should not be construed as such. The Central States Conference reserves the right to modify this job description as/when needed in order to fulfill the mission of the Conference.



Central States Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Inc. (CSC) is a 501(c)(3) religious nonprofit corporation based in Kansas City, Kansas. CSC is an equal opportunity employer.

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