Careers at Marketplace Chaplains

Senior Accountant

Position Summary

The Senior Accountant position will be based in Plano, Texas and will report to the Controller. The position will help prepare and support financial reporting including audited financial statements, Board of Directors reports, internal management reports, and financial analysis of operations.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Upholds the Mission, Vision, and Core Values of Marketplace Chaplains in day-to-day activities.
  • Responsible for all updates to customer information in our accounting and customer management system.
  • Manage all internal and external inquiries regarding invoicing, adjustments, and current customer balances.
  • Accurate and timely completion of monthly and quarterly invoicing.
  • Perform monthly, quarterly, and year-end closing accounting procedures.
  • Evaluate and analyze results for all financial accounts.
  • Assist in preparation of financial statements.
  • Perform general accounting tasks and reconciliations.
  • Support the CFO and Controller on projects as needed.
  • Responsible for Marketplace Ministries Foundation accounting procedures and reporting
  • Ensures records systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities



The preferred candidate will have a background of providing a real business impact. Displays a strong business acumen, and a style that is proactive and engaging as an accounting leader.

 A minimum professional experience of at 3-5 years in Accounting or Finance.

  1. Strong grounding in accounting, processes, and controls.
  2. Strong knowledge of creating and evaluating Financial Reports.
  3. Possesses demonstrated Financial Analytics skills and ability to interpret Financial data.
  4. Experience interacting with multiple business functions. Ability to relate/empathize with Operational field leaders and Chaplains that are serving our clients.
  5. Knowledge of current trends and developments in financial and accounting practices.
  6. Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), preparing budgets, and conducting analyses.
  7. Knowledge and understanding of policies, federal and state regulations as they apply to accounting and financial activities.
  8. Demonstrated ability to interact professionally with diplomacy, patience, and courtesy with diverse groups; ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships while providing exceptional customer service. Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues. Skills and knowledge to provide strategic guidance and counsel in the assessment and development of existing and/or proposed practices and systems.
  9. Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills to communicate and interact effectively with leadership, colleagues, chaplains, employees, and visitors. Demonstrated experience in a fast paced, high-volume environment. Effective communications skills to develop and deliver employee training programs.
  10. Demonstrated skill in working independently and completing assignments with minimal supervision. Must effectively prioritize assignments to complete work in a timely and accurate manner under pressure of deadlines, and with frequent interruptions and competing priorities. Must be able to adjust priorities quickly, multitask and have excellent organizational skills.
  11. Demonstrated skill in analyzing information to define and follow up on issues or objectives. Ability to identify solutions and solve problems.
  12. Demonstrated computer proficiency using Google Suites, Microsoft Office/365, or other equivalent software, internet, email messaging, and web-based software applications.


An undergraduate degree in accounting, finance or business is required. CPA is preferred.


The preferred candidate with a background of providing a real business impact. Displays a strong business acumen, and a style that is proactive and engaging as an accounting leader.

  1. A minimum professional experience of at 3-5 years
  2. Strong grounding in accounting, processes, and controls with earlier experience.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP
  4. Well versed in Financial Reporting
  5. Possesses demonstrated Analytical Thinking skills.
  6. Experience interacting with the other business functions and ability to relate/empathize with the field leaders and Chaplains that are serving our clients.
  7. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  8. “Power User” of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Personal Skills and Attributes:

  • Clearly aligned with the mission of the organization
  • Patient
  • Good listener
  • Great communicator
  • Understands how to operate in a collaborative team environment.
  • A professional of the highest personal integrity who honors his or her commitments and always strives for excellence with a desire to join a faith-based organization.



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