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Contract Accountant: Parish Accounting Services

Archdiocese of Detroit
Detroit, MI
  • Expired: March 19, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
Provide appropriate, accurate and timely accounting and/or business management services to AOD parishes and non-parish schools (NPS) for a fee, as requested by the Parish/NPS. Services may include invoicing tuition, bill payment, recording and reconciliation of financial transactions, coordinating budget preparation, providing monthly financial reporting to pastor/parish staff/PFC, preparing annual financial report, payroll processing, payroll tax reporting, assistance in implementing internal controls and/or assistance in implementing financial audit recommendations.
  • Perform accounting and/or business management services as negotiated with Parish/NPS.
  • Visit parishes/schools as necessary to pick up/deliver financial records, communicate financial information to pastor, occasionally attend PFC meetings.
  • Promote adherence to AOD policies and procedures and applicable civil laws at parishes and schools.
  • Collaborate with other AOD Financial Services Offices, AOD Schools Office, Parish Life & Services Department and HR Department regarding financial and administrative issues.
  • Assist in developing financial policies and procedures for parishes/schools with direction and approval of the Director of Financial Services.
  • Perform other additional duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or equivalent in background and experience.
  • Minimum 3 years accounting experience
  • Must have strong financial analysis, problem-solving skills and organizational skills.
  • Must have strong computer skills (proficient in MS Word and Excel) and working knowledge of financial accounting software.
  • Must have strong personal relationship skills, customer service skills, and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality handling highly sensitive material.
  • Ability to travel throughout the Archdiocese of Detroit.

Archdiocese of Detroit


Detroit, MI
48226 USA


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