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Parish Bookkeeper

Parish Positions
Parish Bookkeeper
Southern Pines, NC

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Southern Pines, NC

Part time, 24 hours per week

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions

  • Maintain all accounting functions for the church and parish school.
  • Attendance at all monthly Finance Council, Parish Council and staff meetings.
  • Processing of payroll, accounts receivable, bank deposits, check runs and all required financial reports.
  • Maintain general ledger, prepare and post journal entries for month end and year end reporting.
  • Input and track parishioner financial gifts and pledges, manage various campaigns throughout the year and meet regularly with pastor regarding financial state of the parish and school.
  • Maintain regular communication with Diocesan finance office regarding financial instruments and reporting.
  • Work cooperatively with other staff, volunteers and parishioners.
  • Be a receptive and welcoming person for walk in guests and those who communicate throughout phone or electronic means.
  • Maintain well organized archival system, able to scan and fax, lifting boxes, walking up stairs.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum level of Education: Associates Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum amount of Work Experience
    • Years of related work experience: 5 years of related work experience
    • Area of related work experience: Catholic parish, school or non-profit organization

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS degree or higher in Finance or Accounting preferred.
  • Management of budgets with over 1 million dollars in annual income/expenses.
  • 10 years of related work experience.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and complete safe environment training

Position Start Date: July 1, 2018

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