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Finance Manager

St Raymond of Penafort Catholic Church
1350 E Vernon Road
Philadelphia, PA 19150
United States

Banking / Financial Services
Job Start Date
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Part Time
Work Schedule
No Travel
Military Rank

Job Description


Job Summary

The Finance Manager works with the Pastor and Finance Council to oversee the financial and temporal affairs of the parish. He/she operates in concert with the policies, procedures, and guidelines set forth by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (AOP). This part-time position supports stewardship of the resources and goods of St Raymond of Penafort parish.

The incumbent will report directly to the Pastor.

Job Duties

· Oversight of the parish QuickBooks database and other financial records.

· Oversight and maintenance of other financial records and/or databases as required by the Pastor and/or the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

· Record parish receipts and disbursements that pertain to Account Receivables and Account Payables. This includes maintenance of applicable hard copy documents.

· Preparation and distribution of various internal financial reports, such as a Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss Statement, and other relevant reports.

· Reconcile various general ledger accounts, including bank accounts.

· Compliance with Archdiocesan and other security procedures related to safe handling of parish funds.

· Serve as the primary support-person for financial audits performed by any entity. Ensure that internal controls are properly performed and communicated.

· Coordination with fellow pastoral team (staff) members and heads of parish ministries regarding their individual department budgets, financial reporting, and salaries and benefits.

· Regular and ongoing dialogue with the Pastor, Deacon and Finance Council on financial operations and areas of concern

· Attendance at annual meetings with the Pastor, the Deacon, and Finance Council for budget planning, goal planning and Chartering exercise.

· Attendance at monthly Finance Council meetings as a non-voting, ex officio member.

· Oversight of the various electronic/E-giving donation platforms.

· Oversight of parish issued credit cards.

· Preparation of parish payroll timely and accurately.

· Manage and monitor assigned Parish email accounts and passwords.

· Other duties as requested by Pastor.

Job Requirements
Job Requirements
• A currently participating and committed member of the Catholic Faith that views his/her role as a ministry supporting the mission of the Church’s vision and core teaching.
• A Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting. Commensurate experience might be considered,
• Proficiency with the accounting principles necessary to oversee and input data in a timely manner for all payroll taxes, receivables, and payables.
• Proficiency with QuickBooks and Prime Pay software.
• Proficiency in WORD, EXCEL, GOOGLE product suites and E-Mail applications.
• Experience in arranging, leading, and participating in meetings.
• Ability to work effectively and efficiently, both with teams and independently.
• Excellent organizational skills, adherence to deadlines, attention to details and follow-through.
• Availability to work evenings and weekends as required.
• Ability to commit to the required St. Raymond Confidentiality obligations related to Church records and staff.
• The incumbent will be subject to all required background checks and clearances.
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