Associate Manager, Camp Accounting & Asset Management

Finance Nashville


Purpose and Scope

Responsible for managing the Camp Accounting department in processing camp remittances and transfers, the generation of state and camp management reports plus the management and liquidation of non-cash assets donated to the association. The goal is to build and maintain an exceptional Camp Accounting culture of processing with a high level of integrity of data and related reporting while providing an exceptional level of customer service to camp and state officers and accommodate the desires of our donors in maximizing their non-cash gifts, estates & other assets and furthering God’s purposes through the Gideon Ministry.

Essential Job Functions

Plan and supervise workflow of Camp Accounting Department employees
Review, control and assist with the daily work flow in the Camp Accounting Department through Camp Accounting staff in accordance with needs.
Answer questions, communicate and make decisions attendant to inquiries concerning policy.
Manage and assist in the needs analysis to determine and prioritize workflow improvements.
Oversee camp remittances through team for proper processing.
Main administrator of the membership database as it pertains to camp remittances.
Manage the orderly processing of electronic remittances and lockbox transfers via outsourced processors.
Oversee the reconciliation of differences with camp data.
Oversee the purging of records according to the retention plan.
Oversee Camp and State officer’s needs brought to our attention.
Provide leadership concerning the proper explanation of matters concerning camp or state funds and other transactions regarding Scripture Fund Balance from external or internal inquiries.
Proactively build relations with camp and state officers and look for ways to better equip them to carry out their work.
Oversee the maintenance of all correspondence and files in accordance with Records Control.
Oversee statistical reports
Manage and work with Finance Team in the preparation of monthly financial statements.
Co-ordinate with IT team on building new reports and maintaining current reports
Management of non-cash assets donated to the Association
Oversee the maintenance of files and records for non-cash assets & Estates.
Direct in the determination of the best method of liquidation of such assets including directing the work with attorneys and third-party experts for real estate, oil and gas property rights and others.
Primary lead working with Chief Financial Officer with the legal paperwork.
Cross-functional training of Camp Accounting processes
Insure all duties are cross trained among Camp Accounting staff

Other Essential Functions
Use management skills to assist and resolve any issues related to our camps and donors.
Coordinate the provision of documentation to auditors and lend assistance for annual audit.
To add overall value to the organization and self by taking on ever-increasing responsibility, skill sets and spiritual growth.
Perform related and unrelated duties as required.

Working Relationships

Reports To: Director, Finance
People Management Responsibility: Coordinator, Camp Accounting, Project Coordinator
Works Closely With: Director, Finance, Chief Financial Officer, Finance Division team, Gideon members/state and camp treasurers

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Training & Development

Follow verbal and written instructions.
Ability to use PC and widely-used software applications, especially Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to learn new software applications as necessary.
Ability to provide analytical skills.
Proven ability to communicate effectively and with excellence both verbally and in writing with all employees, levels of management and membership.
Strong telephone and customer service skills.
Dedication to meeting goals and deadlines.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear. Specific abilities required by the job include close vision and close attention to detail.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting or related fields preferred)
Experience in maintaining detailed records or customer service databases preferably in an Accounting Department (5 or more years preferred)
Some understanding of non-profit accounting practices
Familiarity with The Gideons International Camp activities preferred
Experience in supervising and training personnel
Great Plains accounting software experience preferred
Proven experience with database management
Mature, responsible, driven and able to work independently with minimal supervision
Successful completion of a drug and background screen

This Job Description is for general purposes and guidelines only and should not be considered all-inclusive. Neither does the receipt of this job description constitute an employment contract. Furthermore, it should be known that this list of job requirements is subject to change without written notice.

Employment Number #2018-184 Location/Department Finance Type Full Time Role Associate Manager, Camp Accounting & Asset Management

Required Skills

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Proven ability to effectively and efficiently communicate both verbally and in writing to internal and external customers at all levels.
The Gideons International is the result of a meeting between two men who wished to band commercial travelers together for evangelism. What began in 1908 as an Association of Christian businessmen placing Bibles in hotel rooms has evolved into an expanding mission to provide Scriptures to all people in nearly every facet of life. Today, we have taken more than 2 billion Scriptures in more than 95 languages to 200 countries, territories, and possessions across the globe. We exist as an advocate for the lost, to bring them the saving knowledge of the Word through not only placing and distributing Scriptures, but also through personal witnessing and by associating together for service. As a united force for the Gospel, we remain rooted in tradition, but we operate under the firm belief that anyone can be a valuable asset to this invaluable cause. We provide many opportunities to partner with us through either prayer or financial support. Join us, and let's spread the Good News.
Core Competencies
Actively learns, demonstrates and fosters the organizations’ culture in all actions and words. Takes personal initiative and is a positive example for others to emulate. Ability to understand the fundamental business drivers and communicate the state of business. Proven ability to keep a big picture perspective while dealing with very detailed information. Foster Open Communications and Approachability Positive and Constructive Attitude Decision Quality Problem Solving Dealing with Ambiguity Perspective Ability to challenge the status quo Self-Management and Emotional Intelligence Time Management Active Knowledge Sharing & Continuous Learning Customer focus Team Building Decisiveness Delegation and follow-up
Bachelors Degree (Accounting preferred) Supervisory Experience Non-Profit Accounting Practices
1 Language
English (Native)
Core Values
Innovation – Creative Thinking Mutual Accountability Open Communications Trust & Respect
Work Environment & Time Requirement
Climate-controlled office environment 8-hour workday Variations in work volume sometimes require extended working hours

Additional Requirements

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Gideon MemberGreat Plains SoftwareDatabase Management
5 Years Of experience

Department / Location

A Brief Overview of the Department / Location which posted this job opening


The finance team is entrusted with protecting and maintaining the financial integrity of the ministry. This department is responsible for but not limited to: the prompt and accurate handling of all financial transactions, the alignment of cash flow cycles, providing reports and financial statements, assisting in the development of zero based budgets, and communicating clear financial objectives.
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