The Orthodox Church in America is accepting applications for the position of Treasurer of the Church. Applications will be accepted until September 7, 2009.
Salary and benefits for this part-time position are commensurate with pay and benefits of not-for-profit organizations in the Long Island, NY, area.
The Treasurer of the Orthodox Church in America serves as the chief financial officer of the OCA. The applicant must have excellent administrative and communication skills and a well-rounded knowledge of financial and business practices, methodology, and procedures including compliance requirements of government regulatory agencies and best practice principles for non-profit financial accountability as adopted and implemented by the Church, and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
While not a prerequisite, the possession of a Master’s degree or equivalent in accounting, business administration, management, public administration, finance, or a related field is desirable. Possession of CPA certification or demonstrated equivalent in education and experience is also desirable.
Inasmuch as the Treasurer is a statutory officer of the Orthodox Church in America and a member of the Metropolitan Council, candidates must be, or be willing to become, members in good standing of the Orthodox Church in America.
Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference for the position of Treasurer. Education, experience, skills, and knowledge pertinent to the position should be summarized. The applicant, and those writing reference letters, should consult the following list of duties in preparing these documents for the Search Committee.