The Church of the Little Flower in Berkeley Heights NJ is in search of a Part Time Business
Manager /Bookkeeper for the Business Office.
Northern New Jersey Applicants who live in close proximity need only apply.
The Business Manager is responsible for all of the financial and personnel resources of the parish,
working in collaboration with the Pastor, Clergy, Office Manager and Staff. This position reports to the
Major Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following work categories and items:
Maintain the financial records of the parish using Quick Books Accounting system.
Communicate regularly to the Pastor, Finance Council, and Parish when appropriate,
regarding the level of contributions and parish expenses for the purpose of
transparency as well as increasing levels of giving.
Manage cash balances in depository, checking and investment bank accounts.
Acts as the liaison between the Parish and the Archdiocese on financial matters as
well as benefits and compensation.
Ensure adherence to all Archdiocesan financial, benefits, and compensation policies
Prepare annual budget in collaboration with the Finance Council and each of the
parish ministries /departments as well as monthly financial reconciliations in
preparation for year end Financial close.
o Accounting and Payroll
Prepare deposits for all activity and work with Count team regarding Mass
Record and process payments of approved invoices.
Oversee Payroll processing based on timesheets.
Prepare annual tax reports for non-employees.
Monitor financial results in relation to budget and prior periods.
Prepare Schedules and Agenda for attendees for all Finance Council meetings, and
attend meetings when needed.
Monitor the electronic giving system to ensure maximum benefit to the Parish.
Skills and Educational Requirements
o Knowledge of the Catholic Church and its mission.
o Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.
o 2 or more years experience a MUST in Quickbooks Pro accounting system and bookkeeping.
o Very good Microsoft Excel Skills a MUST
o Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
o Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
o Self starter and results orientation