OM in Africa needs an assistant in their (mostly virtual) finance team. A natural organizer with an eye for detail, who loves Jesus and is passionate to serve with missionaries in Africa to see that God’s love is shared with those who have not yet heard!
This role requires a person who thinks systematically, has good computer skills, and is culturally sensitive towards the rich diversity of people across the African continent.
2-3 Years
Full Time
As soon as possible
The person in this role could work from our office in Pretoria, South Africa, or serve the team virtually from anywhere close to the South African/Zambian time zone.

Key tasks fulfilled by our current finance assistant include:
-Outlook email/calendar management (shared mailbox)
-Cash, Bank, and International payments
-All kinds of organizing and filing, mostly online (including using Microsoft SharePoint and Teams)
-Basic bookkeeping tasks, including Excel analysis, basic journal posting, and checking of supporting documents
-Assist to make flight bookings for missionaries across Africa via a local travel agent
-Basic editing of training videos for finance officers across Africa
Important skills that the successful candidate should possess:
-Mature relationship with God
-Natural organizer and logical thinker
-Pays attention to details
-Good computer skills, including comfortable use of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook / Teams / SharePoint / Excel / Other)
-Easy communicator

Live opportunities are unsalaried. Most people joining OM have to raise financial support to cover their living expenses, usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.

Interested?

As a bookkeeper serving on the mission field, you will provide much-needed support to the accountant on the OM team, and you will fulfil a vital ministry role toward the purpose of seeing more vibrant communities of Jesus followers among the least reached. We are looking for knowledgeable, detail-oriented individuals who will handle the paperwork associated with OM's business and ministry transactions, including petty cash, data entry, bills, accounts, banking and record keeping. Participation in local ministry and team life may also be aspects of your role
Do you have a heart for fundraising for God’s Kingdom?  Fundraising is critical to ensure that our ministries are well resourced and our personnel fulfil their roles to their best capacity. We are a catalyst for seeing vibrant communities of Jesus followers among the least reached and we need someone to oversee our financial development strategy, manage staff and coordinate with our partners.  Join us and use your gifting in financial development as a ministry in our context of integral mission.
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