Position Available

Parish Bookkeeper


Responsible for providing bookkeeping, financial and other administrative services to the parish. Maintains financial systems including accounts payable, receivable, payroll, and cash receipts. Balances accounts, ledgers and reconciles bank statements. Prepares financial statements. Assists with budget development and preparation. May serve as the primary business support staff member to the Pastor.


• Facilitate preparation of parish budget with guidance from Pastor and Finance Council
• Maintain accounts receivable ledger and customer database
• Track income and expenses
• Pay bills, make bank deposits, and process credit card payments
• Record accounts payable, accounts receivable and cash receipts
• Reconcile bank statements
• Post adjustments to the general ledger
• Help with year-end financial audits and tax preparation
• Send donor acknowledgments, order supplies or engage in other clerical duties as necessary
• Prepare monthly financial statements for Pastor, Finance Council and diocesan finance office
• Ensure all bank statements are balanced
• Process payroll on a bi-weekly basis
• Track and maintain employee benefits
• Monitor employee sick and vacation accruals
• Verify employee time cards
• Prepares depreciation and capitalization schedules for fixed assets, development in progress, property tax schedules and claims for property tax exemptions, and compilation of sales tax to State Board of Equalization
• Update salary and demographic changes in payroll system

General Administrative:

• Maintain parish inventory system
• Collaborate with diocese on financial matters
• Collaborate with diocesan Human Resources for policy interpretation
• Attend diocesan bookkeeper/business managers’ meetings and webinars


• Associate Accounting degree or related experience
• Understanding of accounting best practices
• Data entry and strong organizational skills

• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
• Strong communication skills

Please send resume to:

Fr. Steven Larion, Pastor