Brazil: Financial Assistant/Bookkeeper

The Financial Assistant/Bookkeeper will assist with the handling and documentation of funds from various countries to the missionaries and ministries in Brazil.

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Goiás, Brazil (Map)

LENGTH:

Mid-term (6-23 months)
Long-term (2 years +)
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The Financial Assistant/Bookkeeper will assist with the handling and documentation of funds from various countries to the missionaries and ministries in Brazil.

Responsibilities

  • Communicate with home offices and/or funding organizations to determine what funds are available for missionaries and ministries.
  • Follow procedures for having such funds sent to the proper bank accounts in Brazil.
  • Issue check/cash for salary allowances and ministry expense of missionaries as well as ministry/project funds.
  • Monitor and enter data into computer for record-keeping purposes and provide missionary monthly report funds.
  • Work with various ACTION ministries on financial concerns.
  • Teach basic finance and bookkeeping to churches and organizations while in a discipling relationship with those who are being taught.
  • Lead Bible studies and look for ways to reproduce the ministries ACTION is involved in.

Qualifications

  • College degree in Accounting/Business or minimum high school GED with basic bookkeeping training and five years experience
  • One year minimum of Bible college
  • Member of local church
  • Involved in evangelism, Bible studies and discipleship
  • At least 18 years old
  • A growing Christian
  • Recommended by pastor and church
  • Proficient in Portuguese and/or Spanish
  • Teachable
  • Adaptable
  • Able to accept difficult circumstances
  • Good sense of humor
  • Not easily discouraged
  • Spiritually mature
  • Able to accept various leadership styles
  • Other items set forth by the Candidate Secretary’s office

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DEMOGRAPHICS:

Ministry Recipients:

The rural and urban poor, especially children, local believers, national unbelievers, ministry leaders, missionaries

Religious Affiliations:

Roman Catholics, Agnostics, Christians