As an accountant on the mission field with OM, you will use your financial management skills toward the purpose of seeing vibrant communities of Jesus followers established among the least reached. This important role is vital to ministry on the field. As an accountant in OM, you would provide accountability for the cash transactions conducted on the field and perform duties to assist with accounting functions pertaining to bank accounts, budgets, journal entries, financial reporting and administrative changes, guided by precedent and guidelines of established polices. Participation in local ministry and team life may also be aspects of your role.
- The Team Accountant must have an understanding of financial matters and accounting practices.
- Working knowledge of computers, excel spreadsheets, and financial computer systems, and a general knowledge of computer systems and networks.
- A university degree in Finances or a relevant field with at least 2 years experience in a variety of financial matters.
- At least one year of experience with Petra (The OM financial software program) is preferable or willingness to learn
- Language needed:English, and Japanese.
- Be able to train others in finance systems and data entry.
- We also want to see him/her involved in one or more of our ministries (church planting, student ministry, Arts, etc.)
As soon as possible
When Marcia said to God: “I trust you,” she learnt what it meant to live by faith as a missionary sent by the Church.
Cuando Marcia González le dijo a Dios: «Confío en ti», aprendió lo que significa vivir por fe como misionera al ser enviada por la Iglesia.
Caminar en la oración resulta en oraciones contestadas en Japón.
Two OMers were asked to help a church network deliver relief supplies to churches in Kumamoto after two large earthquakes had struck the area.
Matto Christ Church in Ishikawa prefecture experienced many answers to prayer since they were introduced to prayer walking by an OMer.
Do we still believe that God is the Lord of the harvest? If this is true, then we might look at Japan, and ask ourselves, “But where is the harvest?” Although there are small signs of increased interest in Christianity, it is still far from what we can call a great harvest! We can only trust that the Lord will bring in the harvest in His time. Our role is to be faithful labourers, preparing the ground and sowing the seed. The rest we have to leave in His hands.