Prince of Peace Parish
Sun City Center

Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Sun City Center, Florida has an opening for a Full-time Bookkeeper. This position is responsible for financial, accounting, payroll, and other business-related support to Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Business responsibilities also include processing personnel-related transactions. The candidate performs all duties and responsibilities in alignment with the mission, vision, and values of the Diocese of St. Petersburg.

Schedule: 40 hours per week.

Functions and Tasks:

• Processes invoices, journal entries, deposits, and monthly reports in ConnectNow software
• Processes new-hire information and bi-weekly payroll for parish staff, using Paylocity Payroll Company software
• Monitors weekly deposits including collection deposits on Mondays after weekend Masses collections are counted.
• Prepares month end bank reconciliation and month end close reports.
• Prepares diocese reports as needed.
• Processes and monitors the online giving program in ParishSoft online giving module.
• Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, with 3 years of professional -level experience.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and accounting practices.
  • Knowledge of modern office procedures and practices, including record keeping and data security methods.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of non-for-profit accounting a plus.
  • Knowledge of accounts receivable and general ledger.
  • Able to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning financial and contributors’ files.
  • Excellent customer service skills, including ability to maintain focus on and professionalism with people in challenging situations, both in person and by phone.
  • Good computer literacy, including ability to navigate online applications and search engines effectively.
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and Office 365.
  • Strong oral and written English-language communication skills, including clear speaking voice.
  • Supportive of the mission and tenets of the Roman Catholic Church; Experience in a Roman Catholic environment is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the basic tenets of Catholic Church and parish structures
  • Must have professional demeanor

Candidate must successfully pass a Level II (FBI) criminal background screening and complete Diocesan Safe Environment Training. Prince of Peace is a smoke and drug free workplace.

Interested persons should submit resume to: Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 702 Valley Forge Blvd, Sun City Center , FL 33573; or e-mail to: maureen@popcc.org.

No phone call, please.