Corpus Christi Parish
Temple Terrace

The Parish Business Manager is an administrator in support of the Pastor’s responsibilities to the parish, and is a responsible for the overall operation of a very active Parish of 1400 families, within the Diocese of St. Petersburg. This is a full time position with benefits and reports to the Pastor/Administrator.

Financial Responsibilities:

  • Maintains accuracy of all financial files and records and establishes a responsible cash flow management system.
  • Prepares, administers, and reviews budget process for Parish which is subject to review and/or approval by the Parish Finance Council, as required.
  • Analyze and make recommendations pertaining to all financial decisions and questions facing the Parish
  • Acts as liaison between the parish and the diocese in financial matters and human resources issues
  • Maximizes cash management resources
  • Coordinates and reviews parish organizations and ministry funds
  • Provides bookkeeping services as A/R, A/P, GL and Collections

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and build strong relationship but internal and external
  • Review parish staff needs and makes appropriate recommendations
  • Provides professional support to parish staff
  • Oversees the management of the parish records
  • Coordinates parish liability and property insurance, worker’s compensation with the Diocese general insurance program
  • Oversees staff activities in general
  • Consults with and advises Pastor on business and administrative matters that affect the parish
  • Coordinates onboarding of new employees
  • Uses Paylocity to provide the payroll for lay employees and clergy of the parish
  • Works with other parish staff members to maintain compliance with the Diocese of St. Petersburg for Background Screening and Safe Environment Training of lay employees and volunteers.


  • A.A. or B.A.  degree in Accounting or Business Management preferred
  • Critical thinker, ability to provide analytical approach to managing the facility
  • Five to seven years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Ability to manage indirect and direct reports through strong leadership skills
  • Experience with an automated payroll/timekeeping system.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Understands importance of maintaining confidentiality.
  • Able to handle multi-tasks  and work independently.
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite (word, power point, excel).

Candidate must successfully pass a FBI Level II Background Screening and complete Safe Environment training prior to start of employment.

Qualified applicants please send resume and cover letter to Fr. Mike Smith, Pastor at: frmike@spiritualhome.org