Would you like to use your education or experience in Accounting to make a lasting impact on the world of missions while developing professionally, personally, and spiritually? We offer well-rounded development, genuine community, and more.
JAARS is a multidisciplinary team of problem-solvers committed to the belief—and the vision—that people’s lives and communities are transformed as they experience God’s Word in their own language.
- We follow Christ’s example of sacrificial servanthood, looking first to the interest of others.
- We strive for excellence – learning and improving together.
- We are not content with the status quo. We question assumptions and seek new approaches while working hand-in-hand with global field partners to identify, design, test, refine, and implement solutions in transportation, technology, media, and training that can be sustained going forward.
We’re looking for adults in their early career stage who have completed an accredited post-secondary degree, value global ministry, and are collaborative.
The Accounting Fellow will be a vital part of the Finance/Accounting team, participating in the daily operations and large projects of the department. He or she will become familiar with not-for-profit accounting, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system conversion, and accounting procedures and best practices.
Fellows receive the following compensation and benefits:
- $10 an hour
- An eleven-month program featuring structured mentorship and ongoing professional development
- Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Health insurance (if needed)
- Additional benefits:
- Intercultural Communications Course, a course that furthers your interpersonal skills, explains differing worldviews, and deepens your relationship with God.
- Perspectives, a course that explores God’s global purpose
- Life skills training
- Career growth with network of proven professionals
JAARS Fellows will need to live on campus in Waxhaw, NC. The area is a 40 minute drive from Charlotte, NC, and is known as one of the best places to live in North Carolina. With its mild winters, small town main street, and proximity to both urban centers and outdoor recreation, Waxhaw is the place to be.
WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?
- Development opportunities in accounting – auditing documents, preparing financial reports, etc.
- Networking opportunities.
- Develop community.
- Life skills training.
- 10 days PTO.
WHAT SUCCESS AS A FELLOW LOOKS LIKE:
By the end of the eleven-month fellowship, the Accounting Fellow will have:
- Collaborated as part of the ERP implementation team with migration to a new financial system. This included performing system testing and writing procedures and documentation for the new system.
- Performed and completed a special project from the CFO.
- Worked on a multigenerational team and developed necessary skills to be both an active listener and contributor on a diverse team.
- Learned applicable life skills.
- Received guidance on next steps and know which step to take toward their professional goals.
Check out more about the Accounting Fellow position and apply online at www.jaars.org/fellows.