Part Time/ Bookkeeper/ Accountant

Excel, Quickbooks, Accounting experience, Bachelor's Degree
C2H W2, 6+ months
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description


Please note that this is a 6 month+ contract position.

Position Description:

Provide accurate financial information to management and other stakeholders in addition to planning, forecasting and analyzing reports and information impacting parish operations.

 10 hours a week with flexible days.

Key Qualifications

    Proficiency in Excel and QuickBooks

    Excellent oral and written communication skills

    Experience performing budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis

    Previous P&L and Balance Sheet ownership

    Proven business partnership experience

    SMART – Tuition Tacking Program



This position involves correctly recording parish financial activity according to US GAAP in compliance with client policy and guidelines.  It includes maintaining financial security by upholding internal controls and implementing review recommendations.  This position requires summarizing current financial status by collecting information, preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statements and other reports, reconciling financial discrepancies, answering accounting questions, complying with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements. 


This position also maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential and contributes to team effort by accomplishing related duties as needed including: oversight of parish collections, parish donor database, ADA and other projects as determined by management.


This position reports risk management incidents and facilities issues as directed in guidelines.


This job involves working with many business partners throughout the parish and :  pastor, finance council, Office of Financial Services including Parish Financial Services, Risk Management, Facilities, Payroll, IT and HR.


The candidate must demonstrate the ability and willingness to: • Understand the operations • Employ strong analytical and problem solving capabilities • Be results-oriented and deliver value added analyses • Meet deadlines and work well with others • Be organized with a strong attention to detail • Communicate effectively and anticipate management’s questions • Collaborate with multiple cross-functional teams • Strive to improve processes and reporting



Requirements:  (ie. education, good communication skills, evening/weekend hours, ability to lift 50 lbs.)

  1. Maintain and Implement General Accounting Function Responsibilities:
    1. Accounts Payable – Input invoices and weekly check run
    2. Accounts Receivables
    3. Cash Management
    4. Bi-monthly payroll
    5. Monthly Bank reconciliations
    6. Prepare and distribute all financial statements. 
    7. Work with Pastor, Administrative Assistant, and Finance Council on preparation of parish annual budget
    8. Work  to prepare annual  financial report
    9. Monthly end close activities- Prepare month end close reports.
    10. Provide staff with quarterly reports on their budgets and actual
    11. Sales and Use Tax Preparation and filing
    12. Year-end 1099 to vendors
    13. Prepare Audit package and work directly with Armanino McKeena LLP
    14. Maintain and update parish Quick Book system
    15. Calculate and maintain employees sick and vacation accruals
    16. Reconciling all payments
    17. Responsible for processing all credit card transaction payments
    18. Set up, update and maintain accounting procedures and policies
    19. Attend monthly staff meetings and yearly staff retreat
    20. Attend quarterly Finance Council meetings


  1. Parish Collections
    1. Oversee and work with the Administrative Assistant on recording and tracking all parish collections including weekly cash bags & log in sheets according to weekly mass, holidays, or special collections.
    2. Oversee and work with the Administrative Assistant on managing 2 groups of volunteers who count the weekly collections and ensuring all the collections are turned into the parish. 
    3. Ensure all deposits are made to bank in a timely schedule. 
    4. Distribute collection result to the pastor.


  1. Parish Database – Parish Soft
    1. Oversee and work with the Administrative Assistant on recording all donations, special pledges, special donations, etc...  in Parish Soft.
    2. Oversee for the preparation and distributing the Annual Contribution Statements.


  1. Annual Appeal
    1. Oversee and work with the Administrative Assistant on processing the annual ADA pledges, preparing and distributing weekly report to Pastor 
    2. Oversee and work with Administrative Assistant on cooperating with requirement on ADA process to ensure ADA package delivery to the ADA office and all new families added to Parish Soft database.
    3. Direct communication with parishioners and ADA office on any issues relating to the pledges.



Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred. The position generally requires a BS or BA degree, plus 4-6 years of experience in an accounting or finance role.


For consideration, please reference job number 1577.

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San Francisco, CA

Dice Id : NETSO
Position Id : 1577
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