Title: Finance Manager
Reports To: Pastor
FLSA STATUS: Full-time
Latest Update: October 10, 2019
General Position Summary: Oversee all aspects of finance, accounting, and human resources for Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Catholic Schools, Altar Society and St. Pius X Catholic Student Center.
Finance and Accounting:
Accounting System: Prepare and administer a system utilizing accepted accounting principles to accurately record and reflect all financial transactions of the Parish, Schools, Altar Society, School Lunch Program and St. Pius X. This is in accordance with Pastoral directives, Diocesan directives, Finance Council requirements and applicable state and federal laws.
Budget: Prepare, administer, and review budget process in collaboration with the President of Schools and the principals subject to review and/or approval by Parish Finance Council and the Pastor.
Reporting: Prepare monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports reflecting the financial status of the parish for presentation to the Finance Council and for submission the Diocesan office as required.
Collections: Direct and monitor collection of school and daycare fees and oversee weekly tithing collections.
Procurement: Oversee certain purchasing activities including contract negotiations and manages all payments to vendors.
Tax: Responsible for all tax related reporting and inquiry.
Salaries and Benefits: Oversee and handle benefit orientations and changes for all employees. Propose salaries and benefit programs that are in line with experience and qualifications. Maintain information for Who’s Where, PlanSource and ProWork software program.
Insurance: Coordinate parish casualty, property, and workers’ compensation insurance with the diocesan master insurance program.
Parish Procedures: Ensures all staff and volunteers are well-informed and comply with all accounting and HR policies/procedures.
Bachelor’s degree required in business, accounting, finance or related field
3 or more years of relevant professional work experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Including Outlook, Excel among others)
Exhibit an open, approachable, ethical and enthusiastic working style and visibly engage in all aspects of the parish, throughout the diocese and community
Manage an organization in a collaborative manner, solicit input from those affected by decisions, achieve consensus when possible, and yet recognize the need to be decisive when it serves the best interests of the parish
Have high personal and moral values, along with a strong personal work ethic
Exhibit outstanding communication skills; oral, writing and listening
Customer focused with strong analytical, financial, and economic thinking skills
Eager to work for a faith-based organization
Understand and appreciate the dynamics of a parochial school supported by one parish
Experience providing analysis and reporting from a large volume of data
Evaluation: The Pastor will conduct an annual evaluation of the Finance Manager.
Other Requirements: All candidates are subject to a credit check, criminal background check and drug test.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee. It is the right of the employer to revise this job description and to require that other tasks not listed, be performed as needed.
Application Process: Interested applicants should submit the Diocesan Application (linked below) along with a cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae with three professional references to Director of Finance Search Committee, P.O. Box 214, Pittsburg, KS 66762 or emailed to search@OLLsmc.com.
First consideration will be Monday, October 28.