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Accounting Clerk

at Diocese of Tucson

Pay: $11 to $16.50/hour
Salary commensurate with experience and educational achievement
Posted: 3/20/2019
Job Status: Full Time

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Saint Francis of Assisi Parish
Job Description
Job Title:  Accounting Clerk                                                             Exemption Status:  Non-Exempt
Department/Location: Saint Francis of Assisi Parish – Yuma AZ
Primary Function:  Under the direction of the Pastor, business manager, or other assigned manager, is responsible for assisting the bookkeeper or the accountant with a variety of bookkeeping, accounting, and administrative support duties.    
  • Support the Church’s spiritual and pastoral mission
  • Shall abide by Catholic principles in the individual’s professional and private life, and shall govern his/her professional and private life in strict accordance with Catholic morals and principles to demonstrate complete adherence to Catholic moral strictures;
  • Assist with recording of weekly collections and other cash receipts
  • Assist in the preparation of payroll, state and federal payroll filings; update payroll system accordingly
  • Assist with preparation of financial reports, profit & loss statements; 403 (b) reports; maintain accounting records
  • Assist with the reconciliation of the various parish accounts as assigned.
  • Prepare industrial insurance information; prepare and maintain employment records; assist with enrollment of employees in benefit programs
  • Assist with maintenance of parish and other insurance records
  • Maintain donor records; assist with operating and capital budget preparation
  • Process payments to vendors and others, maintain vendor files
  • Ensure existence of verifiable audit trail for all financial transactions
  • Provide clerical and administrative support as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Physical/Mental Requirements:  Requires coordination and manual dexterity, normal mental and visual ability; ability to lift as required in a normal office environment. 
Required Activities:  Walking; sitting; standing; stooping; reaching; talking: hearing; carrying: and keyboarding. 
Basic Qualifications:  
  • Must have a working knowledge of and a strong commitment to the mission of the Diocese and Catholic Church; must be in full communion with the Catholic Church
  • Excellent communications skills, verbal and written; excellent human relations and interpersonal skills
  • Exercise courtesy to fellow employees, parishioners and the public
  • Must be a self-starter; well organized; perform multiple tasks simultaneously and work with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment; punctuality is a must at all times; ability to travel locally as required; weekend and overtime work may be required
  • Proficiency in computer technology to include word-processing, spreadsheets and 10 key calculators
  • Professional bearing; clean and neat personal appearance
  • Ability to successfully pass a background, criminal history, and credit history check
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting or equivalent experience
  • 1-2 years’ financial experience as an accounting or financial clerk in a medium to large-sized firm
Other/Preferred Skills
  • Experience in the use of Quick Books or similar Accounting Software
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred

To apply:  https://www.diocesetucson.org/human-resources/employment-opportunities/