Business Manager

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
Employment Type
Full Time
Raleigh, NC
Posted Date

Hours Per Week:  40 (Full-time)

Our Lady of Lourdes is a vibrant Catholic Parish of 1,400 families and we are currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Business Manager. Under the supervision of the Pastor, the Business Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management and operations of the parish office, parish finances, facilities management, and human resources.  The responsibilities include: financial oversight and reporting, budget preparation, payroll, and project management.  Specific duties include the following:

Finance and Accounting:

  • Verify and ensure that all operations are in compliance with the Diocese of Raleigh policies.
  • Supervise the Parish Bookkeeper and oversee the ACS accounting program including income, expenses, assets, liabilities, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Complete all bank account reconciliations monthly.
  • Provide all necessary monthly, quarterly, and annual statements for presentation to the Pastor, Finance Council, and Diocese.
  • Meet monthly with the Parish Finance Council to present financial statements and address questions or issues regarding the parish and school.
  • Prepare and present the annual Parish budget and assist with and present the School Budget and the end of year reports.

Facilities Management:

  • Verify and ensure that all operations and facilities are in compliance with Diocese of Raleigh policies and all local codes and insurance requirements.
  • Supervise the maintenance and custodial staff to maintain cleanliness, safety and condition of the facilities.
  • In collaboration with the Pastor and Parish Maintenance Supervisor, manage and process contracts with vendors and contractors used for capital improvement and facility maintenance.
  • Prepare and prioritize the Capital Expenditure list to properly allocate funds for the maintenance of the parish facilities and resources.
  • Schedule and manage use and rental of the Fallon Center (Parish Hall) and coordinate caterers and outside vendors.

Human Resources:

  • Verify and ensure that all operations are in compliance with Diocesan Personnel Policies.
  • Prepare and submit bi-weekly payroll and process all new hires.
  • Prepare and present yearly performance reviews including compensation changes and corrective action when necessary.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church.
  • Experience overseeing key business functional areas such as Finance and Operations.
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning.
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and people management skills.
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving.
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus.
  • Previous experience working in a parish preferred. 

Position Start Date:  As soon as possible.

Posting Expiry Date:  When filled.