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Finance & Administration Manager

Posted: January 18, 2024

Term: Full-Time/exempt position

Location: Lititz, PA

Primary Responsibilities

To oversee financial management, information technology and management of all insurances required for MDS activities.

Reporting Relationship

Reporting Relationships Reports to the Director of Operations (DOO) and functionally accountable to the Board of Directors Treasurer


  1. Finance
  2. Prepare annual budget and assure compliance within approved budget parameters 

    Preparation and timely delivery of the monthly financial reporting package 

    Oversee accounting procedures, including A/R, A/P, general ledger, fixed assets, and revenue 

    Manage investment portfolios and investment procedures 

    Manage fixed assets 

    Arrange for and direct audit and review functions 

    Direct tax reporting, filing, and compliance 

    Support volunteer project office managers in their finance role 

    Serve as leadership team representative on the Board Finance Committee 

    Other tasks as required 

  3. Administration
  4. Supervise administration/information technology (IT) consultants 

    Assess and mitigate risk related to administration, IT and finance 

    Participate on the Safety and Risk Management team 

    Secure appropriate insurance coverage for all MDS activity 

    Manage IT and computer systems 

    Design, develop, implement and coordinate IT systems, and IT policies and procedures 

    Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems 

    Manage the Lititz office telephone, internet and IT systems 

    Support MDS regions/units re: legal compliance and financial record keeping 

    Member of the Leadership, Management and Operations teams 

    Other tasks/projects as required 


• Knowledge of and passion for the MDS mission, vision and core values 

• Commitment to the Anabaptist faith and peace position and active in an Anabaptist church 

• Demonstrated commitment to the MDS lifestyle expectations and Anabaptist shared Convictions as outlined in the Employee Policy Handbook 

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration 

• Minimum of ten years of experience in accounting or finance 

• One or more years of experience working with people of another culture 

Essential Skills

• Proficiency with Microsoft office suite and accounting software 

• Demonstrated excellence in organizational and managerial skills 

• Excellent analytical and problem solving competency 

• Experience with fund accounting 

• Proven written and oral communication skills 

• Effective presentation skills 

• Ability to function well as a team player 

• Sensitivity and ability to relate to MDS’ very diverse constituent groups 

• Commitment to high professional standards and current in industry best practices 

• Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment 

• Availability and willingness to travel approximately 10% time 

• Physical requirement: Work is mostly sedentary with long periods on the phone and at a computer terminal 

• Work environment: With the use of normal safety precautions typical of offices, meeting rooms, and in commercial vehicles, there is little risk of danger 

USA Application Process

Send cover letter and resume to jobs@mds.org or mail them to:

Mennonite Disaster Service
Attn: Human Resources
583 Airport Road
Lititz, PA 17543