Finance Director Job

FINANCE DIRECTOR Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION OF POSITION
The Finance Director is responsible for maintaining parish accounting, financial reporting and providing supervision and guidance to Finance Assistants and Volunteers.

Reports to the Director of Operations

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

Major position responsibilities and regular activities include: 

  1. Managing and supervising preparation of accounting, payroll and donation services to the Parish
    1. Accounts Payable
    2. Bank deposits
    3. Payroll input, report processing, vacation/sick accrual processing, maintaining payroll records, payroll journal entries
    4. Maintain general ledger
    5. Prepare month end and year-end journal entries
    6. Sales tax payments and Tax refund processing
    7. Research/analyze vendor bill discrepancies
    8. Manage Online giving parishioners’ donations and deposits
    9. Create procedures for processing and handling all donations following best practices and Diocesan policies.
    10. Maintain Liability accounts and payments (Diocesan collections)
    11. Complete miscellaneous tasks and projects as needed
  2. Prepare/report Budget information monthly/semiannually/annually
    1. Work with Dir. Of Operations and Finance Council to prepare annual Parish budget
    2. Prepare semiannual Diocese Financial Reports
    3. Prepare monthly and semiannual Financial Reporting to the Parish
    4. Prepare monthly budget reports for Staff and Ministries
    5. Explain monthly budget variances
  3. Participation requirements
    1. Attend monthly Finance Council meetings
    2. Prepare/distribute various financial reports for/to Finance Council
    3. Provide procedures and guidance to Offertory Ministry (ushers & counters) as needed
  4. Supervises activities performed by Finance Assistants
    1. Accounts payable, check processing review
    2. Credit card reconciliation
    3. Data entry Donor batch review, year-end Contribution Letters

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  1. Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities
    1. Knowledge of nonprofit GAAP
    2. Ability to use various computer software programs, Microsoft Office products, ability to learn/use ACST church donor software, ability to learn ParishSoft (accounting) and IOI (payroll) internet based systems
    3. Ability to use various office machines (copiers, postage machine, phones, etc.)
    4. Ability to meet deadlines
    5. Ability to maintain confidentiality
    6. Regardless of membership in the Catholic Church, must be consistent at all times, in example and expression, with the tenets and morals of the Catholic faith.
  2. Education, Training and/or Experience
    1. CPA or Bachelor’s Degree –Finance or Business Administration with Accounting and 5 to 7 years accounting experience required
    2. 3 to 5 years’ supervisory experience required

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Full-time office hours Monday through Friday (9:00 – 4:30). Some evening and weekend meetings.

Applicants should email their resume to Scott Bruno: scott.bruno@stmarknc.org

 
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