Parish/School Audit Contractor

Catholic Center
Employment Type
Part Time
Raleigh, NC
Posted Date

Hours Per Week:  Varies (Part-time) - This position is a contract-based position.  It is paid on a per-audit basis.

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions:

  • Plan and conduct financial, operational, and compliance parish/school audit fieldwork including introductory and exit conferences with pastors/pastoral administrators.
  • Test revenue and expense cycles and perform interviews of clergy, staff and volunteers.
  • Assist the audit manager with planning and conducting financial, operation, and compliance diocesan audit fieldwork.
  • Prepare audit work papers and draft audit reports for presentation to and discussion of findings with audit manager.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Employment is contingent upon applicant satisfactorily passing criminal background and reference checks.
  • Must complete diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire.
  • Minimum level of Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Minimum amount of Work Experience:  7-9 years
    • Years of related work experience:  At least 3 years
    • Area of related work experience:  Auditing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional demeanor reflective of the values and mission of the Diocese of Raleigh.
  • Highly organized with an attention to detail and ability to apply audit concepts and techniques and critical thinking.
  • Ability and flexibility to manage multiple priorities and off-site audits.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to maintain objectivity, confidentiality and impartiality.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships across all levels within the organization.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, in particular MS Excel and Word.
  • Proficiency with audit management software, such as TeamMate, OnSpring, AutoAudit, Workiva, etc.
  • Ability to travel throughout the Diocese to conduct audits (approximately 30-40%).
  • Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant or Certified Fraud Examiner designation is a plus.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) skills are a plus.

Position Start Date: as soon as possible.