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Accountant

Accountant
Classification: Full Time, Exempt
Reviewed: 08/2018
Catholic Required: No

Ministerial Character
The Pastor is the visible principle and foundation of unity at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, which the Bishop has entrusted to him. He makes Christ’s mission present and enduring in the parish. In order to fulfill his mission, the Pastor employs suitable, chosen collaborators (clerics, religious, or lay people). He shares with them his mission and entrusts various responsibilities to them.
Positions employed at St. John Neumann Catholic Church help to extend the ministry of the Pastor in particular ways as outlined in the job description. Therefore, the employee in this position is closely connected to and assists the Pastor in the performance of his ministry and thereby engages in ministry for the Church.

Job Summary
The Accountant is responsible for assisting the Pastor, Associate Pastor, department managers and Finance Council with interpreting their respective financial results in a manner that allows them to be more effective in their ministries and activities. Outside oversight is provided by a CPA. Additionally, the Accountant is responsible for:

This position facilitates the attainment of the parish mission and related goals and objectives of the parish through various administrative responsibilities. The Accountant reports to the Chief Operations Officer and operates with moderate latitude for the use of independent judgment and initiative.

Essential Duties:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Minimum Qualifications
Education and Training:

Experience:
3-5 years’+ work experience in an accounting or related position that required attention to detail and adherence to deadlines is strongly desired.

Catholic Requirement:
A practicing Roman Catholic in good standing is recommended.

Licenses/Certifications:

Working Conditions

To be considered for the Accountant position, please submit a cover letter, resume (with References) to operations@sjnaustin.org 

The salary range for the Accountant position is $45,000 – $55,000, with benefits. 

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