Website Columbia, SC

Job Summary: We are a parish in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston seeking to employ for salary a financial manager with relevant experience in bookkeeping and finance.

Job Compensation: Base salary commensurate with experience and skill. Excellent benefits.

Job Type: Full-time (40 hours per week)

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Education: Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Experience: Bookkeeping: 3 years (Required)

Work Remotely: No

Parish Website:

Job Responsibilities:

1. Perform payroll functions in an accurate and timely manner.

2. Maintain and balance the general ledger in an accurate, complete, and up-to-date manner.

3. Perform all activities related to the accounts payable function including reviewing, coding, and processing payments of all invoices, reimbursements, and transits.

4. Perform account receivable functions including deposits, collections, invoicing, and revenue recognition.

5. Conduct reconciliation of financial accounts and the general ledger.

6. Prepare, analyze, provide, and present accurate and timely financial reports through collection, analysis, and summarization of data.

7. Responsible of the safeguard and control over cash balances. Ensure minimum level of segregation of the primary responsibilities involving cash transactions: authorization, custodial, recording, and reconciliation.

8. Oversee the counting and deposit of parish funds. Work with volunteers who count collections income and enter weekly collections data.

9. Control and monitor funds of all affiliated parish organizations.

10. Interpret and apply accounting policies, rules, and regulations, and ensure compliance with applicable standards. Responsible of ensuring and executing the Accounting and Internal Control Procedures of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston.

11. Prepare and analyze monthly reports on the financial stability, liquidity, and growth of the parish.

12. Lead the budget setting and management process, from working drafts to final.

13. Track actual spending versus budget. Prepare monthly report highlighting results, deviations from budget, and the reasons.

14. Maintain accurate financial records and files.

15. Promote financial stewardship in the parish, including providing transparent reporting systems that foster trust in the parish community.

16. Maintain a responsible cash flow management system, and maximize cash management resources.

17. Serve as liaison between the parish and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston in all financial matters. Attend diocesan meetings as necessary.

18. Oversee fundraising programs, stewardship, and any planned giving.

Job Requirements:

1. Strong understanding of accounting principles.

2. Leverage technology to make informed business decisions.

3. Proficient with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.

4. Demonstrate organizational ability, strong team collaboration behavior, together with outstanding ability to take initiative and solve problems.

Job Skills:

1. Consistently proactive and self-motivated.

2. Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.

3. Strong technical and analytical skills.


  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation and paid sick time

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