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Position Title: Accountant Call ID: NAD.MJD.2022.14
Request Num: SR22480 Date Call was Listed: Dec 1, 2021
Status: Active Last Updated: Dec 1, 2021
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 1
Position Description
Country: Marshall Islands (Majuro / Delap)
Calling Organization: Delap SDA School
Position Type(s): Accounting/Business, Communications/Media, Computer/Website, Secretarial
Length of Service: 22-24 months
Who makes Final Decision:  
Beginning Date: Jul 12, 2022 
Ending Date: May 1, 2024
Urgent? No
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2022
Cancel call if not filled by: Dec 31, 2022
Duties:     This person will coordinate with the Principal, Registrar, Secretary and School Board in all aspects of school financial management and record keeping.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
 Represent the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Guam-Micronesia Mission, and school administration in all interactions whether in person, on the phone, or by emails.
 Keep financial records organized and updated using the GMM selected database, as needed.
 Produce, and maintain careful, timely records and reports of all students and staff of the school, using the designated NAD/GMM-selected databases.
 Prepare reports and reconcile bank statements
 Ensure that statements and records comply with laws and regulations.
 Prepare budget, cost control, evaluation of employees' performance, Prevention of errors and frauds.
 Monitor, record and remit all monetary collections to the Bank and GMM.
 Assist the principal in preparing the school budget.
 Audit Expense Reports
 Prepare and submit various reports to the local School Board, Governments and GMM as scheduled.
 Assist the principal in the inspection and maintenance of the physical plant, supplies, facilities, and housekeeping.
 Maintain a presence in the office during the scheduled office hours.
 Meet schedules, dress codes, and other guidelines, as informed
 Undertake such extra-¬curricular activities and supervisory duties as administration may assign.
 By precept and example the employee will seek to uphold Christ as Friend and Lord and will endeavor to lead students to a similar understanding, displaying Christ-like manners and attitude when working with students, parents, donors, fellow employees, local businesses, or employees of other GMM entities regarding financial matters.
 Encourage proper control of the students’ behavior in the office, school grounds and premises in accordance with the rules and regulations stipulated in the Handbook.
 Maintain neatness and cleanliness in the office and school grounds; be willing to assist with janitorial work in and around the office and undertake supervisory duties as requested.
 Attend regular staff meetings as scheduled and other meetings and events even after school; join in‐service sessions and workshops in order to maintain or increase his/her level of skills.
 Undertake any other duties and responsibilities considered as part of normal load working in harmony with school programs and activities outlined in the Staff Handbook/Bulletin, and other directives set forth by the Board and administration.
 Regularly attend weekend services and will assist in church programs according to talents and abilities. (Sabbath School classes for all ages that need leaders and assistants, Pathfinder club, youth meetings during the week, door-to-door, prison ministry, etc. The ministries that can be joined are extensive and many more could be led by you!)

On-site Orientation Provided? No
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Jul 25, 2022
Voice tape/phone interview required? No
Institution requires signed agreement?  No
Acceptable Dress: At school you are expected to dress professionally. Uniform tops are provided by the second month of your arrival. All staff are required to wear black slacks or skirts. Outside school hours you are expected to dress modest and reflect Christ through your choices of clothing.
Unacceptable Dress:  Tight and/or short shorts, low cleavages or sleeveless/sheer blouses or dresses are never acceptable. No dreadlocks for men or women. Hair should not be below the ears for men. Please refrain from bringing jewelry.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   May share apartment with other volunteers. Basic housekeeping supplies provided. Linens/bedding not provided. Electricity is 110V with American plug
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 20+ years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions:
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   Accounting training/experience is helpful.
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  Bachelors
Concentration: Accounting training/experience needed.
Finances
Currency: Dollars, United States of America
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Volunteer/Sponsor   For additional details, see Travel and Visa section.  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Calling Organization   Will be picked up by school personnel.  
Travel (Children)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Insurance   Calling Organization   For Long Term and Short Term positions: Accident, Sickness & Personal Effects & Baggage (PEB) Insurance Protection for Volunteers. For international volunteers serving in NAD: Short-Term Travel Insurance.  
Accommodations   Calling Organization   10% of salary  
Utilities   Calling Organization   25% of Utility Bills  
Food / Meals   Calling Organization    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD $905.77/month as adjusted for degree and experience  
Other   Calling Organization   Divers insurance is required before you scuba dive and can be obtained through www.travelerEMS.com  
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Majuro, Marshall Islands
Airport: Majuro Airport (MAJ)
Travel from Airport to Destination: Will be picked up by school personnel
Required Inoculations Hepatitis B and COVID-19
Other Medical Recommendations Go to www.cdc.gov and click Travelers' Health, then choose your destination recommendations.
Visa Required? No           Visa Type: Transit visa necessary for non-U.S. citizens
    Who Applies: Applicant
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies: Non-US citizens only
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   Yes
Send papers to: After you have been voted into this position by the General Conference, your volunteer status will be changed to "Assignment Voted." You must then provide your travel itinerary to: 1) your place of service, 2) your Home/Sending Division so they can request insurance for you, and 3) your sending organization (if you have one). To do this, please log on to your AVS website account where you can email it automatically to the organizations previously mentioned.
Deadline: Jul 1, 2022
Visa/Travel Details: Non-USA citizens need to contact school for entry permit application and send prior to departure. All volunteers need to send copies of passport and transcript.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Delap SDA School
Calling Division: North American Division
Calling Union: Guam-Micronesia Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Marshall Islands
Region: Majuro / Delap
Supervisor
Supervisor: Gavino, Sunshine Lou
Title: Acting Principal/Business Manager/Treasurer
Additional Information
Delap is one of several islands in the Majuro Atoll within the country of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Our PreK-12 school, educating over 300 students each year, is located next to the outer reef on a gated campus that includes the Delap SDA Church and the school's volunteer staff housing. Important Orientation Information: This year, Guam Micronesia Mission is tentatively planning to host the SM orientation in Guam during the week of July 25th to 29th, 2022. Final detail activities of that week will be provided later. Most likely, all student missionaries will begin traveling to their designated schools Sunday and Monday, July 31st and August 1st 2022. ***For volunteers from divisions other than NAD, please work with your Division Volunteer Coordinator regarding important ticketing information with MTS Travel. Division Volunteer Coordinator contact your respective GC coordinator for further information. Pay special attention to the visa information.
GMM Requirements
For positions in Guam Micronesia Mission, please download, sign and fax the Volunteer Agreement.
Approved By:   Delap SDA School,  for Guam Micronesia Mission of Seventh-day Adventists on Nov 23, 2021. Entered by: Edward, Nancy
Approved By:   Nancy Edward, AVS Coordinator for Guam Micronesia Mission of Seventh-day Adventists on Nov 23, 2021. Entered by: Edward, Nancy