Position title
Bookkeeper
Description

The Cathedral of the Incarnation is seeking candidates for the position of Bookkeeper located at 2015 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee, 37203. Responsibilities include providing day to day fiscal services and is specifically responsible for accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, payroll and bank reconciliations for the parish. This position is 20 hours per week within a Monday through Friday workweek.

Responsibilities:

  • Posts receipts to the general ledger.
  • Receives invoices for payment and enters into general ledger.
  • Prepares check requests and issues checks to vendors.
  • Records entries into ledger system in a timely fashion to ensure current status.
  • Processes payroll in IOI according to established standards and procedures accurately and timely.
  • Assists in preparation  of fiscal year financial reports for parish for submission to Diocese.
  • Prepares quarterly and end of year statements of giving.  Mails to parishioners for income tax purposes.
  • Issues tax letters for contributions of $250 or more as they occur.
  • Gathers financial information from all ministries in order to assist with preparing the annual budget.
  • Posts parishioner contributions into the PDS system weekly.
  • Prepares assessment reporting, including upcoming fiscal year budget, and submits annually to the Diocese.  Submits approved budget to Diocese no later than June 15th.
  • Ensures that collections are counted by designated money counters and bank deposits are made timely by  designated staff member (not the bookkeeper).
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Business Manager.

Education

  • Associates Degree in Accounting.
  • Prefer candidate with Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • High School or equivalent and three (3) years of bookkeeping experience may be substituted for Associates Degree in Accounting.

Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer operations, particularly internet, e-mail, Word, and Excel.
  • Prefer candidate with Parish Data System (PDS) experience.
  • Prefer candidate with familiarity with payroll processing.  IOI payroll experience desirable.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and organize.
  • Capable of performing accurate, detailed work.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Catholic Church.
  • Flexibility of scheduling for occasional evening meetings.
  • Regular work attendance.
  • Willingness to submit to criminal background screening.

Contact:

Competitive salary with excellent benefits package. Please email cover letter (detailing how candidate meets posted minimum requirements) with salary history and resume to employment@dioceseofnashville.com

 

Job Location
Nashville, TN
Date posted
April 16, 2021

Competitive salary with excellent benefits package. Please email cover letter (detailing how candidate meets posted minimum requirements) with salary history and resume to employment@dioceseofnashville.com

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