Business Title: Operational Financial Analyst
Ministry/Team: Financial Services Group
Cru is a caring community passionate about connecting people to Jesus Christ
Oversee financial analysis, administration, and training for several Campus Crusade for Christ ministries/divisions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
As an employee with Cru:
● Actively and intentionally grow in his/her Christian faith
● Maintain a positive witness for Christ
● Express a dependence on the Holy Spirit
● Share what God is teaching him or her
● Consistently attend and participate in team/ministry devotional times.
FOR THIS ROLE:
Collect and analyzes records and reports of present and past income & expense activity, looking for trends affecting budget needs in order to assist in the creation of an annual budget.
Coordinate with the Executive Leadership and assigned CFO liaison of ministries as needed
Organize assigned ministry’s financial resources by creating new chart fields, designation numbers, and projects as required.
Guide and direct monthly and annual general ledger closings for the fiscal year.
Serve as each assigned ministry’s point person for internal financial audits, understand spending patterns, and funding needs. As well as monitor ministry(s) financial activity to ensure data integrity.
Utilizes existing reports and creates new financial reports/queries to extract financial data from PeopleSoft as needed.
Create cash flow, donation, and allocation reports and interpret them for executive leadership.
Ensure automated financial reports are provided to staff and provide training to improve their usefulness
Provide instruction to leaders and administrators to increase proficiency in common financial processes such as check requests, contracts, OneCard, and concur.
Educate staff through frequent, high quality communication, both written and in person as needed. Answers financial questions for staff as needed and champions online training of remote leaders and administrators.
Complete account transfers (journal uploads), as well as process credit card revenue uploads to Cru – reconciling from TSYS or other credit card processor(s).
Ensure timely payment to vendors by staff and that staff utilize the appropriate Campus Crusade for Christ payment process.
Maintain an accurate inventory of ministry-owned property and communicate annually to Risk Management
Prepare, review, approve and or sign various documents as needed: reimbursements, expense reports, additional salary requests, journal vouchers, journal uploads, funds transfers, operating advances, contracts, and check requests
Performs other work-related duties and special projects as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY TO:
Create, analyze and interpret financial statements and reports. Present financial information to a variety of groups.
Knowledge of accounting procedures and systems.
Ability to use personal computer with Microsoft Office for Windows software, especially Excel, and other office equipment, such as copier, calculator, fax machine and multi-extension telephone.
Some understanding of generally accepted accounting practices.
Ability to perform tasks with extremely close attention to detail.
Ability to maintain accurate records and files.
Ability to maintain positive attitude even during periods of heavy workload and stressful customer interactions.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Ability to train and equip others.
Demonstrate planning and organizational skills at an advanced level
Become familiar with FSG policy manual, OneCard policy manual, Staff Services Policy Manual, and Operating Reimbursements Manual
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Undergraduate degree from 4-year college or university and four years of experience in accounting or financial analysis or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience using PeopleSoft preferred.
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 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.
CHRISTIAN GROWTH It is anticipated that all employees of Campus Crusade for Christ, throughout the course of their employment, will actively seek opportunities for greater understanding, involvement and connection with our ministry by taking part in various activities as specified by their leadership. This includes attending periodic Bible studies and other worship experiences which occur in the workplace during the workweek. Employees are also expected to actively and intentionally grow in their Christian faith and exhibit Christian character as demonstrated by their attitude, appearance and conduct as outlined in the “Standards and Expectations” section of the employee handbook.
“As a religious organization whose purpose and character are primarily religious, Cru may prefer to hire and employ individuals who agree with our religious beliefs and who are faithful to our doctrinal and ethical teachings and practices.”