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Parish Bookkeeper - St. John Vianney Parish

Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Gladwyne, PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Parish Bookkeeper

St. John Vianney Parish

Normal Work Days/Hours (8 hours per week - with some flexibility of scheduling hours)

(Suggested two four-hour days, from Monday to Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM)

General Description of Duties:

As the part-time Parish Bookkeeper, you will assume the primary accounting function of the Parish. In this role, you will be responsible for the bookkeeping of the Parish financial transactions and operations including the accounts payable function, payroll function, bank reconciliations, and periodic financial reports. Attention to detail and accuracy is essential as well as the ability to interface with other staff, parishioners, and vendors in a friendly and responsive manner.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Record weekly collections and other cash receipts in QuickBooks and Parish Data Base System (PDS);
  • Undertake accounts payables function, including processing payments to vendors and others, and obtaining proper support and authorization documents; maintain vendor files;
  • Prepare payroll; review timesheets; update payroll system; maintain employee files with related payroll and benefits documentation;
  • Balance and reconcile all bank and investment accounts on a monthly basis;
  • Prepare periodic financial reports (monthly, quarterly, and annually) and provide timely responses to financial inquiries for the Pastor and Parish Finance Council;
  • Maintain accounting records; ensure existence of verifiable audit trail for all financial transactions;
  • Prepare and assist in all audits and accounting reviews;
  • Maintain required fixed assets and property records and other insurance records;
  • Attend Parish Finance Council meetings when requested;
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budget and monitor actual-to-budget performance;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Proficient with QuickBooks; Microsoft Windows; Microsoft Word, Publisher, and Excel;
  • Desirable: knowledge and experience of PDS, the Archdiocesan Parish Data System; Archdiocesan reporting systems;
  • Safe Environment Background checks required
  • Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree in accounting or related experience desirable
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds

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