Employment Opportunities

BRMC OPENINGS

1.
Pastoral Team Staff (Family Life Ministry)
2. Pastoral Team Staff (Young Adults Ministry)
3. Pastoral Team Staff (Small Group)
4. Pastoral Team Staff (Church School, Children)
5. Senior Accounts Executive

(details below)


1. PASTORAL TEAM STAFF (FAMILY LIFE MINISTRY)

Reports to the Pastor Overseeing Family Life Ministry and will be located at Barker Road.

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* * R E S P O N S I B I L I T I E S * *

1. Assist Pastor to manage the Family Life Ministry
     a. Liaise between the Ministry Committee and the Pastors’ Office;
     b. Monitor the state of the Ministry and feedback to Pastors’ Office

2. Planning
     a. Conceptualize and strategize long term and short term plans in the light of the Church Vision
     b. Translate strategies into executable plans and programmes
     c. Identifying and analysis of trends affecting family life

3. Teaching and Communication
    a. Programmes to equip, enable, support and shape family life in BRMC and beyond so that the home can be the primary place where faith is lived out
    b. Shaping culture through various media channels and programmes

4. Coordination and Management of Resources
    a. Implementation and management of programmes
    b. Facilitating Meetings
    c. Co-ordination with various internal & external parties
    d. Logistics support
    e. Management of budget

5. Pastoral Care
    a. Discerning God’s leading and direction for the ministry
    b. Care and nurture of members
    c. Sharing of the vision with members

6. To collaborate with other Ministries in implementing Family Life objectives

7. To carry out additional responsibilities when assigned by pastors or immediate supervisors in current ministry and/or other ministries

* * Q U A L I F I C A T I O N * *

  • Theological Degree/Diploma (preferred), Degree/ Diploma in Social Work/ Family Therapy or equivalent

* * R E Q U I R E M E N T S * *

  • Years of Experience- 2 Years
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff
  • An innovative team player, self-motivated, pro-active

2. PASTORAL TEAM STAFF (YOUNG ADULTS MINISTRY)
Reports to the Pastor Overseeing Young Adults Ministry and will be located at Barker Road.

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* * R E S P O N S I B I L I T I E S * *

  1. Planning & Organising
      • Assist the Committee or be responsible (whenever called upon) in planning, organising and the smooth running of YAM activities that is aligned to its ministry objectives;
      • Ensure that all such activities are relevant in meeting the needs of YAM in the prevailing environment, such as facilitating the transition from youths to young adults and encouraging the multiplying of young adult small groups;
      • Ensure that all such activities are aligned to the church calendar of events and where there are conflicts, to recommend alternatives to resolve such conflicts;
      • Recommend and implement strategies adopted by the committee to attract, engage, inspire and retain YA participation;
      • To identify and recommend potential leaders;

     2. Spiritual Nurture

      • Train – Organise programs for spiritual formation for YAM leaders; Initiate and organise training programs for potential leaders;
      • Encourage –initiate opportunities to provide support to YAM leaders in their spiritual journey;

     3. To provide spiritual counselling to YAM leaders where needed and to involve Counsellors from Pastoral Care ministry where necessary;

     4. Be present at all YAM activities

     5. Pastors’ Office representative:

      • Liaise between the Ministry Committee and the Pastors’ Office;
      • Monitor the state of the Ministry and feedback to Pastors’ Office

     6. To carry out additional responsibilities when assigned by pastors or immediate supervisors in current ministry and/or other ministries

* * Q U A L I F I C A T I O N * *

      • Theological Degree/Diploma (preferred) 

* * R E Q U I R E M E N T S * *

Related Experience:

      • Area- Youth Adults and small group ministries.
      • Years of Experience-1 year

Required Skill-set:

      • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
      • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and volunteers
      • An innovative team player, self-motivated, pro-active
      • Ability to connect with youths and young adults.

3. PASTORAL TEAM STAFF (SMALL GROUP)
Reports directly to Connect Pastor & Lead PTS and will be located at Barker Road.

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* * R E S P O N S I B I L I T I E S * *

     1. Assist Pastor to Oversee the SG Ministry

      • Liaise between the Ministry Committee and the Pastors’ Office
      • Monitor the state of the Ministry and feedback to Pastors’ Office

     2. Pastoral Care of Small Groups

      • Development and implementation of Small Groups Structure toward more effective Pastoral Care and Community Life 
      • Training and development of leaders within the Small Groups Ministry
      • Visitation of Small Groups / Small Group Leaders
      • Recommendation and development of curriculum for Small Groups

     3. Planning & Coordination of Programmes for Small Groups

      • Work with the Committee in planning and coordinating programmes for Small Groups

     4. Placement of new members in Small Groups

     5. To collaborate with other Ministries in implementing S&G objectives

     6.To carry out additional responsibilities when assigned by pastors or immediate supervisors in current ministry and/or other ministries

* * Q U A L I F I C A T I O N * *

      • Theological Degree/Diploma (preferred) 

* * R E Q U I R E M E N T S * *

Related Experience:

      • Area – Pastoral Care
      • Years of Experience – 2 years

Required Skill-set:

      • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
      • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff 
      • An innovative team player, self-motivated, pro-active

4. PASTORAL TEAM STAFF (Church School, Children)
Reports directly to Head of Ministry/ Team Leader and will be located at Barker Road.

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* * R E S P O N S I B I L I T I E S * *

     1. Planning & Organising:
         a) Assist the Committee or be responsible (whenever called upon) in planning,
             organising and the smooth running of CS activities that is aligned to its ministry
             objectives;
         b) Ensure that all such activities are relevant in meeting the needs and objectives
             of the CS in the prevailing environment;
         c) Ensure that all activities are aligned to the church calendar of events and here   
             there are conflicts, to recommend alternatives to resolve such conflicts;
         d) Recommend and implement strategies to attract, engage, inspire and retain CS
             participation;

     2. Spiritual Nurture (feed, train, protect, encourage):
         a) Feed – Organise devotions, bible studies etc and other aspects of spiritual
             formation to Church School teachers;
         b) Train –
                        i) Initiate and organise training and development for Church school
                           teachers so that they are kept abreast of the latest teaching materials
                           and methodology;
                        ii) Build up in-house training programs by developing training curriculum
                            for Church School;
          c) Protect – Organise prayer and fellowship meetings;
          d) Encourage – initiate opportunities to provide support to CS teachers in their
              spiritual journey;

     3. To provide spiritual counselling to Church school teachers where needed and to
         involve Counsellors from Pastoral Care ministry where necessary;

     4. To develop effective strategies to engage parents to raise awareness of the
         Church School as well as their participation in the ministry;

     5. To be present at all CS activities.

     6. Pastors’ Office representative:
           a) Laise between the Ministry Committee and the Pastors’ Office;
           b) Monitor the state of the Ministry and feedback to Pastors’ Office

     7. To carry out additional responsibilities when assigned by pastors or immediate
         supervisors in current ministry and/or other ministries

* * Q U A L I F I C A T I O N * *

      • Theological Degree/Diploma (preferred) 

* * R E Q U I R E M E N T S * *

Related Experience:

      • Area – Early Childhood Care or Children Ministry
      • Years of Experience – 1 year

Required Skill-set:

      • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
      • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff 
      • An innovative team player, self-motivated, pro-active
      • Building good rapport with children and parents   

5. SENIOR ACCOUNTS EXECUTIVE

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* * R E S P O N S I B I L I T I E S * *

 ACCOUNTING

  1. 2nd validation of all payment & receipt vouchers
  2. Verify all journal entries & billings to MCS & BRMCK
  3. Verify Petty cash float & expense reimbursements
  4. Verify/Record incoming miscellaneous cheques/cash 
  5. Sort foreign currencies exchange into S$ as needed
  6. Raise Salary journal & post to ACCPAC
  7. Review all payments, receipts & journal vouchers data entries
  8. Responsible for internal control process – proper authorization, expenditure is within budget and there are no unbudgeted items. Ensure that supporting documentation is appropriate and within guidelines and policies
  9. Query all unusual/unclear payments/receipts by email to committee chairpersons or bank/donors respectively
  10. Email to all committee/ministries chairpersons to notify any line budgets over-run that require supplementary budgets/virements
  11. Record all supplementary budgets and virements & update to respective budgets (Excel)
  12. Update all supplementary budgets into Accpac system
  13. Responsible for creation of new account codes & update to all management reports
  14. Responsible for counting of Sunday Pledges/Offerings
  15. Responsible for Fixed Assets capitalization & disposal process
  16. Responsible for month end financial closing & producing management reports
  17. Reconcile bank balance to Accpac on a weekly and monthly basis
  18. Prepare adhoc management reports & info as and when required
  19. Send out Other Fund report to Glowing Year Ministry
  20. Verify Flourish account transactions
  21. Outside Appeal – update to past 5 years donation analysis & verify the history of donations
  22. Back up Accpac Data files  

 CASH MANAGEMENT

  1. Print DBS ideal bank transaction weekly
  2. Responsible for weekly bank reconciliation via Excel
  3. Prepare weekly rolling cashflow projection

BUDGET – MARCH to JULY

  1. Assist in annual budget process
  2. Prepare budget files for budget review committee
  3. Update Accpac Budget maintenance record on all incomes, expenses & capex for new financial year

PLEDGES – AUGUST

  1. Open Pledge boxes
  2. Sorting out weekly pledge commitment forms & cheques during Monday before counting Sunday collection

AUDIT – AUGUST to OCTOBER

  1. Responsible for year-end financial closing
  2. Prepare all audit schedules
  3. Prepare variance analysis
  4. Liaise with auditors and answer all queries
  5. Verify draft audit report

GENERAL

  1. Any other duties as may be assigned by DFA.
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* * Q U A L I F I C A T I O N * *

      • Diploma, Degree, or Postgraduate certification in Accounting
      • Desirable CPA or ACCA Qualification

* * R E Q U I R E M E N T S * *

Related Experience:

      • 10 years working experience in Accounting with at least 5 years’ experience in supervising others

Required Skill-set:

      • Demonstrated ability to lead, manage, and motivate others.
      • Able to meet deadlines.
      • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and drive collaboration between different stakeholder groups.
      • Able to guide others to resolve conflict professionally and with humility and respect.
      • Meticulous, strong administrative and organisational skills.
      • Willingness and ability to leverage new technologies, where appropriate.
      • Prior related experience in Church and Charities is advantageous.

 

  • For positions at BRMC, email your detailed CV with current and expected salaries to hr@brmc.org.sg, or mail your details to the HR Manager at Barker Road Methodist Church, 48 Barker Road, Singapore 309917