The Archdiocese of Miami, Office of Finance has an immediate opening for a for full-time Junior Accountant. The Junior Accountant is responsible for performing a variety of standard, technical accounting functions in the Finance Office with a primary responsibility of providing bookkeeping and payroll services to Archdiocesan entities, accounting support to parishes, preparing reports, and other. The responsibilities of the Accountant include review of source documents used for accounting, maintenance of ledgers, registers and other records of initial entry, the maintenance of control accounts and preparation of periodic and special financial reports. The Accountant maintains fiscal records applying professional accounting principles and methods. Although some independent judgment is used in the application of accounting techniques, the development or modification of procedures is subject to approval of manager. The Accountant performs all duties and responsibilities in alignment with the mission, vision and values of the Catholic Archdiocese of Miami.
Schedule: 40 hours a week.
Bachelor degree in Accounting or related field, with 3 years of professional-level experience.
Must be supportive of the mission and tenets of the Roman Catholic Church; experience in a Roman Catholic environment a plus.
Good oral and written English-language communication skills, including clear speaking voice.
Good Spanish-language spoken communication skills strongly preferred.
Knowledge of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and accounting practices.
Knowledge of principles and practices on non-for profit accounting a plus.
Knowledge of accounts receivable and general ledger.
Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information.
Experience in modern office procedures and practices, including record keeping and data security methods and techniques.
Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, and Advance Excel, including ability to navigate online applications and search engines effectively.
Excellent customer service skills, including ability to maintain focus on and professionalism with people in challenging situations, both in person and by phone.
Good time management, including ability to manage several projects at the same time.
Ability to multi-task and retain accuracy in an environment of competing deadlines.
Demonstrated history of maintaining strict confidentiality concerning financial and contributors files.
Demonstrated professional demeanor.