St Paul Parish

St Paul Catholic Church is seeking a full-time Parish Accountant responsible for preparing, managing and maintain­ing the financial data and personnel records of the parish to include preparing all financial reports for monthly Finance Council meetings and the Diocese Finance Office. The Parish Accountant/Bookkeeper must be able to work cooperatively in a team environment with clergy, paid staff and volunteers.


  • Have good written and oral communication skills.
  • Have experience and skills with payroll, accounts payable and general ledger accounting software and proficient with current versions of Microsoft Office software products especially Excel, Word and Office 365.
  • Be able to work independently without supervision.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all areas of responsibilities.
  • Be responsive to requests of the Pastor, Parish Manager and Finance Council.

The Parish Accountant should be experienced as a full-charge bookkeeper with bookkeeping and accounting background due to tax issues and payroll require­ments. High School diploma is required. Associates or Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred.

Candidate must successfully complete a Level II FBI Background Screening and attend Safe Environment Training.

Applicants may submit a cover letter along with resume to Brian Smith, Par­ish Manager at: bsmith@stpaulchurch.com no later than November 30, 2020.