Job openings

(Job listings from the Office of Catholic Education for Catholic schools are listed here)

 

Director of Youth Ministry

Location: Indianapolis

Posted on February 2, 2023

The Archdiocese of Indianapolis, located in downtown Indianapolis, is hiring an onsite full time (Monday-Thursday) Director of Youth Ministry. The Director of Youth Ministry serves as the leader of and support to Youth Ministries and Ministers throughout the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. The ideal candidate is passionate about youth, creating a vision for youth ministry that considers the cultural, developmental, and spiritual diversity of Catholic Adolescents and their families. The Director of Youth Ministry provides support to parishes and communities to empower youth to live as disciples of Jesus Christ and engagement in the life of the Catholic faith community

Responsibilities:

  • Models Christian discipleship and ensures that initiatives and programs are developed within a context that promotes growth in faith and maturing spiritually.
  • Leads adults and youth, providing them with inspiration, direction, resources, personal witness, and vision
  • Is passionate about the needs for youth, serving as a advocate for youth and youth ministry
  • Responsible for direct oversight of Office of Youth Ministry Staff
  • Creates and maintains annual budget

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Professed and practicing Catholic familiar with Catholic Church teachings as they apply to youth
  • Committed to supporting leadership of colleagues
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

Education, Training & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Theology or a related field, Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least 3 years of management experience
  • At least 3 years parish youth ministry experience, understanding the development needs of youth

Please forward all resumes to psifuentes@archindy.org.

 

Pastoral Associate for Social Responsibility

Location: Louisville, KY

Posted on January 24, 2023

Epiphany Catholic Church in Louisville, Kentucky seeks an energetic, organized, and mission-driven individual for the position of Pastoral Associate for Social Responsibility. Working collaboratively with the pastor, parish staff, and numerous committees, this person will engage the parish community in reflection and action on the social mission of the Church (both direct service and social justice). This is a full-time position and offers a generous benefit package, including health, dental, retirement, and paid time off.

The successful candidate will be a practicing Roman Catholic with a Master (preferred) or Bachelor degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, or comparable field of study; have a minimum of two years’ experience in social action; have good communications skills; and have experience working with volunteers, multi-tasking, and performing administrative functions. Competency in Spanish is a plus. More parish information can be found online at epiphanycatholicchurch.org.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, noting salary requirements, with a resume, references, and other relevant documentation to: Apply@EccLou.org or Pastor, Epiphany Catholic Church, 914 Old Harrods Creek Road, Louisville, KY 40223. For best consideration, apply by February 6, 2023

 

Food Services Manager

Location: Indianapolis

Posted on January 17, 2023

Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House is seeking a full time Food Services Manager to be responsible for all aspects of the daily food service operational needs at Fatima Retreat House.  This position involves: maintaining an acceptable food cost and labor cost budget; menu planning and ordering of supplies; inventory control and kitchen organization; supervising, training and scheduling of kitchen staff; and cooking. The Food Services Manager is responsible for  planning, preparing and serving scheduled meals of high quality and for a pre-determined number of guests.  With a team of part-time cooks, the Food Services Manager is expected to present Fatima meals and refreshments attractively, on time, and in a spirit of hospitality. The successful candidate must be available for a flexible schedule of at least 40 hours per week.  Days may vary throughout the week, Monday through Sunday, depending on the Retreat House schedule.

The successful applicant must have institutional foodservice experience, supervisory and management experience, have good time management and communication skills and be attentive to detail.  Also, they must have a heart for ministry and the mission of Fatima Retreat House.

Compensation is commensurate with experience. Benefits include Comprehensive Health plan, Employer contributed HSA for medical plan participants, Dental Insurance, Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Days, Life and Disability Insurance and 403(b) matching.

Persons may send a letter or email of interest to:

Georgene Beiriger, Director
Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House
5353 East 56th Street
Indianapolis, IN  46226
gbeiriger@archindy.org
or call (317) 545-7681, Ext. 105 for more information

 

Director of Operations

Location: Carmel, IN

Posted on January 17, 2023

St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church, a large, vibrant suburban parish, seeks to hire a Director of Operations. The Director of Operations will serve as a professional administrator, collaborator, and strategic leader. The Director of Operations will work closely with the Missionary Pastor to orchestrate positive financial performance of the parish, support and inspire a collaborative staff, and the maintenance of a large campus.

The Director of Operations assists the Missionary Pastor as a part of the Leadership Team. He/she will also assist with the stewardship of the human, financial, and physical resources of the Pastorate. This role will have responsibility for leadership of operations staff and volunteers (Finance Council, Bookkeepers, Development, and support staff).

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Father Brian Doerr, St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church, 10655 Haverstick Road, Carmel, Indiana 46033 or email to: fr.bdoerr@dol-in.org.

 

Bookkeeper

Location: Indianapolis

Posted on January 11, 2023

Saint Lawrence Parish on the northeast side of Indianapolis, is seeking a part time bookkeeper.  This position entails working onsite 3-4 days per week. 

Responsibilities:
The bookkeeper will maintain all aspects of accounting, including accounts payable and accounts receivable and monthly profit/loss statements.  The bookkeeper is responsible for the posting of weekly contributions and generating periodic contribution reports.  The bookkeeper will also maintain the membership databases and ensure that all platforms are kept accurate and up to date.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficiency in Microsoft Office as well as a familiarity with database work.  Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, parishioners, vendors, and the general public are a must as is the ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.  Applicants must demonstrate a willingness to foster the Church’s mission.

Education, Training and Experience:
Applicants should possess basic accounting skills with 2 or more years bookkeeping experience. 

Please send resume and cover letter in confidence to mking@saintlawrence.net

 

Parish Manager

Location: Indianapolis

Posted on January 10, 2023

Saint Luke Parish on the Northside of Indianapolis is seeking a full-time Parish Manager to manage the financial, physical and personnel resources of the parish in consultation with the Pastor, Parish Pastoral Council, and Parish Finance Committee.

The Parish Manager will oversee the parish office and all business operations including ensuring that parish assets are used efficiently and effectively.  The Parish Manager will be required to have professional experience, knowledge and skills in the following areas: accounting, human resources, facilities management, and personnel supervision.

This position also oversees the school tuition program, payroll, and the annual parish budget  This person will assist in developing short and long-range maintenance plans, oversee major maintenance projects, and direct supervision of the parish staff.

Applicants are required to have professional experience and education in the fields of finance, business, accounting, or a related field.  Please submit cover letter, resume and at least three professional references, in confidence to:

Rev. Msgr. Joseph F. Schaedel, Pastor
Saint Luke Catholic Church
7575 Holliday Drive, East
Indianapolis, IN  46260-3613
Email:  jschaedel@stluke.org

 

Parish Catechetical Leader

Location: Shelbyville, Ind.

Posted on January 5, 2023

The Parish Catechetical Leader, in concert with parish leadership and volunteers, envisions, plans, develops, and organizes the formation programming for the parishes of St. Joseph and St. Vincent de Paul.  While the primary emphasis of this position is leading the unified youth ministry of the parishes and the religious education program, this candidate will also have a hand in adult formation programming. This individual will coordinate, recruit, and facilitate training for catechists and volunteers involved in catechetical programming.  He or she will need to communicate well with parishioners, parish staff, and diocesan representatives on relevant matters and stay current with regard to developments or trends in the field of catechetics, education, and ministry.

Select Requirements

  • Degree in theology, pastoral studies, religious education or a related field (or equivalent) preferred.
  • Knowledge of Catholic doctrine and beliefs and a zeal for the teachings of the Church
  • Possess excellent planning, organizational and collaborative skills.
  • Most importantly, a deep love for Jesus Christ and his body the Catholic Church

Please send cover letter, resume, and list of references, in confidence, to: frmike@sjsshelbyville.org.

 

Payroll Support Specialist

Location: Indianapolis

Posted on December 22, 2022

The Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking a full-time Payroll Support Specialist in our downtown Indianapolis office.  This is an onsite role, Monday – Thursday (Fridays off).

The Payroll Support Specialist is responsible for maintaining payroll records and processing payroll across Archdiocesan locations on a bi-weekly basis.  This role is responsible for payroll change management processes during non-paid weeks, collection and coordination of data from multiple sources daily, maintaining process statuses, and reviewing payrolls prior to submission.  The Payroll Support Specialist is a point of contact for all payroll related inquiries and is an integral part of the Central Payroll team in the Office of Accounting Services.   

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain change management process during non-paid weeks.
  • Review and submit payroll across Archdiocesan locations, up to 6,000 employees. 
  • Assist the Payroll Manager with electronic timekeeping compliance.
  • Respond to interrogatories, employment verifications, and setup garnishments.
  • Ensure employees have access to timecards and ensure integrity of single employee identification numbers.
  • Process supplemental pay for inter-company payment transactions and ensure reimbursement for related entities.
  • Provides prompt, professional, and courteous responses to payroll inquiries. 
  • Assist Payroll Manager and accounting staff as needed. 
  • Supports payroll operations with projects as they arise. 

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Thorough understanding of payroll concepts.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Analytical problem-solver.
  • Intermediate experience creating, using, and maintaining Excel files.

Education, Training & Experience

  • A high school diploma is required. 
  • Two to three years’ experience working with medium to large payrolls is a plus.
  • Experience in accounting and finance is a plus.

Please submit resume to ckendall@archindy.org.

 

Director of Youth Ministry

Location: St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, Columbus, IN

Posted on December 19, 2022

St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, Columbus, IN is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry.   St. Bartholomew has a successful, well established Youth Ministry program. The successful candidate will be joining a dynamic Pastoral Team that works collaboratively to provide Christ centered programs for parishioners of all ages, in English and Spanish.  The responsibilities of the Director of Youth Ministry will include designing, developing, and implementing programs and events for all youth 9th – 12th grades.  They will work closely, collaboratively and in an oversight roll with the Associate Youth Minister.   The Director of Youth Ministry, along with the Youth Ministry team, will plan, implement, and administer the High School Confirmation program.   They will collaborate with the Pastor and other Pastoral staff members to create disciples who are engaged in their faith.
 
Candidates should possess good organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, as well as a firm knowledgeable of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Candidates must be a fully initiated and practicing the Roman Catholic faith. Bilingual is preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, along with a resume and any other relevant documentation to:

Fr. Chris Wadelton (Cwadelton@stbparish.net) with the subject line: Director of Youth Ministry.
You can also mail a resume to:
St. Bartholomew Catholic Church
1306 27th Street
Columbus, IN 47201

This position is immediately available. Benefits include competitive Salary, employer/employee paid health insurance, HSA account contributions, life insurance, worker’s compensation insurance, paid holidays and vacation days, and 403B participation with employer match.

 

Superintendent of Catholic Schools

Location: Evansville, IN

Posted on December 15, 2022

The Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Evansville serves as a primary voice of the Bishop in carrying out his prophetic role as the teaching authority for the Catholic faithful enrolled in Catholic schools in the Diocese of Evansville. Serves the critical function of advisor to the Bishop and spiritual and educational leader of the Catholic schools in the Diocese of Evansville. Works closely with the pastors/parish life coordinators of those parishes with schools, and with individual principals and presidents, to promote the operation of Catholic schools. Ensures that the schools reflects the highest ideals of Catholic education, meet the expectations of parents, and answer the requirements of the Indiana State Department of Education.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Superintendent of Catholic Schools provides day-to-day advice and consultation to pastors/parish life coordinators, presidents and principals on issues arising in Catholic school education in the diocese.
  • Provides direction and guidance on long and short-term planning, budgeting and financial issues, educational and instructional standards, continuing formation and certification of teachers/principals, contractual issues, staffing issues, and other issues helpful to the schools.
  • Oversees the articulation, promotion and implementation of a vision of Catholic schools to ensure their continued vitality in the Diocese of Evansville.
  • Works collaboratively with the Director of Catechesis to coordinate religious education objectives for schools.
  • Generates school-related reports and studies as requested by the Bishop/COO.
  • Serves as the primary public relations contact for diocesan school issues, representing the Bishop and his school philosophy to parishes, the public and the media.
  • Communicates relevant state and federal regulations to all diocesan school principals and pastors/parish life coordinators of parish schools. Provides resources and tools for schools to comply with such laws and regulations.
  • Provides advice and consultation to schools on strategic planning, public relations, marketing, school choice programs and related resources.
  • Maintains a close working relationship and frequent communication with pastors/parish life coordinators who are charged with the responsibility for operating a Catholic school.
  • Provides support to schools in human resource functions including recruitment, evaluation, employee relations, safety, etc.
  • Engages in a regular and systematic program of visitation of all schools.
  • Participates in long-range planning efforts to address enrollment, marketing, recruitment, staffing, finance and development.
  • This listing is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties.

Employees shall exhibit in behavior and lifestyle values in accord with Catholic teachings in particular as well as being a practicing Catholic. All employees shall abide by the laws of the Church and the state. All employees must comply with the provisions of the Safe Environment Program of the Diocese of Evansville.

Resumes will be accepted until February 1, 2023.

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to humanresources@evdio.org.

 

Associate Director of Youth and Young Adult Evangelization

Location: Mt. St. Francis, IN

Posted on December 12, 2022

Catalyst Catholic has an opening for an Associate Director of Youth and Young Adult Evangelization.

The Associate Director of Youth and Young Adult Evangelization is responsible for facilitating deanery-based ministry and programming for the parish young adults, high school and middle school youth, utilizing an evangelistic and mission-oriented approach with sound vision, strategy, and execution aimed at forming missionary disciples. This mission is achieved through a clear understanding of the Church's evangelistic mission and promoting it in the interactions with and development of the parish youth ministries. 

This position seeks to build up the young church at each deanery parish through collaboration and support with intentional relationships and tangible ministry.

The Associate Director of Youth and Young Adult Evangelization is responsible for aiding the parishes in achieving the following goals:

  • Empowering young people to live as disciples of Jesus Christ in our world today.
  • To draw young people to responsible participation in the life, mission, and work of the Catholic faith community.
  • To foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each young person.

The Associate Director of Youth and Young Adult Evangelization is primarily responsible for all areas of deanery young adult, high school and middle school youth ministry.

A full job description can be found at: https://www.catholicjobs.com/job/9855155317

To apply, send a cover letter and resume with 3 references to philip@catalystcatholic.org

 

Director of Campus Ministry

Location: St. Paul Catholic Center, Bloomington

Posted on December 12, 2022

St. Paul Catholic Center, the Newman Center and Catholic parish at Indiana University, located in Bloomington, IN, is seeking an onsite Director of Campus Ministry.

The Director of Campus Ministry is responsible for the evangelization of Indiana University students. The Director aims to foster conversion and growth in discipleship among the students of IU, to develop a welcoming community, to animate and equip students to evangelize, and to accompany seekers or returning Catholics. The Director is responsible for coordinating Campus Ministry programming and outreach efforts that are student-focused, allow for building personal relationships with students, and provide formation for increasing missionary disciples on campus. The Director will work closely with the pastor and associate pastors and will oversee the work of the FOCUS missionaries, Campus Ministry Interns, and the Student Leadership Team. 

The Director of Campus Ministry would be a practicing Catholic with a minimum of 2 years in ministry and prior experience in evangelization and discipleship formation. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree required, higher education including work in Theology is preferred. 

Please send all resumes to: frpatrick@hoosiercatholic.org.

 

Principal

Location: St. Athanasius School, Louisville, Kentucky

Posted on December 8, 2022

St. Athanasius Parish and School is currently conducting a search for the Principal position to be filled effective July 1, 2023. Led by our Pastor, Fr. Minh Vu, we are seeking a practicing Roman Catholic with proven leadership skills that are focused on each student’s development in faith and academic growth. Our school has a current enrollment of 205 PreK thru 8th grade students. We have a trusted partnership with our teachers, staff and parents that works to develop each child to be the best version of themselves. We have a 60+ history that welcomes all to our exciting programs in the classroom and specialty areas.

Candidates must meet the Archdiocese of Louisville’s Principal Requirements. Salary and benefits will be based on education, experience and certification as established by the Archdiocese.

Inquiries and resumes, including your philosophy of education and references should be sent by December 30, 2022 to: Search Committee, c/o Fr. Minh Vu, 5915 Outer Loop, Louisville KY 40219 or mvu@staparish.com.

 

Coordinator of Evangelization & Discipleship

Location: St. Michael Church, Charlestown, IN

Posted on December 1, 2022

The Catholic Community of North Clark County is seeking a full-time Director of Evangelization & Discipleship.

The Director of Evangelization & Discipleship shares responsibility for the pastoral care and the lifelong faith formation of the parishioners within the overall parish mission. In collaboration with the pastor and other staff members, he or she is responsible for the planning and implementation of youth, young adult, and adult faith formation and sacramental preparation within the daily activities of the parish. 

Responsibilities:

  • This team member coordinates and facilitates the following activities:
  • Adult Faith Formation & Sacraments
  • Youth Faith Formation & Sacraments
  • Youth Ministry
  • Liturgical Ministries

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Practicing Roman Catholic with a commitment to his/her own faith life, in good standing with the church
  • Knowledge of Scripture, the Catechism, & Church documents
  • Experienced in teaching the faith to adults, youth, and children
  • Able to communicate with all age groups, from varying cultural and social backgrounds
  • Skilled organizer and overseer of programs that incorporate volunteers

Education, Training and Experience

  • Preference given to applicants with a Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Catechesis, Theology, or a related field
  • Preference given to bilingual applicants (English & Spanish)

Please send resume and cover letter to Father Jeyaseelan Sengolraj: pastor@northclarkcountycatholic.org.

 

Principal

Location: Louisville, KY

Posted on November 29, 2022

St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic School in Louisville, Kentucky, presents an exciting opportunity to lead a vibrant school community. Our next principal will be a passionate, Catholic educator who is a strong spiritual and instructional leader. The successful candidate understands and relates to children and possesses the skills necessary to promote dynamic educational growth and staff development.

Applicants must be eligible for Kentucky certification and able to begin July 1, 2023. Interested candidates should submit a letter of introduction and resume to search@sraparish.org by January 20, 2023.

 

Executive Director of Communications

Location: Indianapolis

Posted on November 14, 2022

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis is seeking an Executive Director of Communications responsible for conceiving and executing a coordinated, consistent, and sustained promotion and communications strategy for the Archdiocese central offices. This full time position will oversee content creation across several platforms, provide creative direction, manage media relations, both responsively and proactively, logos and identity design, and develop initiatives focused on evangelization.

Applicants should be practicing Catholics in full communion with the Church with an excellent understanding of the Church’s ethics, theology, traditions, procedures and organizational structures. Applicants should also have demonstrated experience with community relations and issues management as well as an advanced understanding of the various forms of electronic communication including social media, websites, digital marketing, etc.

A minimum of a bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, mass media, marketing, journalism or related field is required (master’s degree preferred) with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in one or more of the following fields: marketing, public relations, graphic design,  print and digital media, desktop publishing or special event promotions. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Proficiency in Spanish a plus.

Please email cover letter, resume, and list of references, in confidence, to:

Andrea Wunnenberg
Director, Human Resources
Archdiocese of Indianapolis
1400 N Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN 46202
awunnenberg@archindy.org

 

Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Diocese of Evansville

Location: Evansville, IN

Posted on November 9, 2022

The Superintendent of Catholic Schools serves as a primary voice of the Bishop in carrying out his prophetic role as the teaching authority for the Catholic faithful enrolled in Catholic schools in the Diocese of Evansville. Serves the critical function of advisor to the Bishop and spiritual and educational leader of the Catholic schools in the Diocese of Evansville. Works closely with the pastors/parish life coordinators of those parishes with schools, and with individual principals and presidents, to promote the operation of Catholic schools. Insures that the schools reflects the highest ideals of Catholic education, meets the expectations of parents, and answers the requirements of the Indiana State Department of Education.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Superintendent of Catholic Schools provides day-to-day advice and consultation to pastors/parish life coordinators, presidents and principals on issues arising in Catholic school education in the diocese.
  • Provides direction and guidance on long and short-term planning, budgeting and financial issues, educational and instructional standards, continuing formation and certification of teachers/principals, contractual issues, staffing issues, and other issues helpful to the schools.
  • Oversees the articulation, promotion and implementation of a vision of Catholic schools to ensure their continued vitality in the Diocese of Evansville.
  • Works collaboratively with the Director of Catechesis to coordinate religious education objectives for schools.
  • Generates school-related reports and studies as requested by the Bishop/COO.
  • Serves as the primary public relations contact for diocesan school issues, representing the Bishop and his school philosophy to parishes, the public and the media.
  • Communicates relevant state and federal regulations to all diocesan school principals and pastors/parish life coordinators of parish schools. Provides resources and tools for schools to comply with such laws and regulations.
  • Provides advice and consultation to schools on strategic planning, public relations, marketing, school choice programs and related resources.
  • Maintains a close working relationship and frequent communication with pastors/parish life coordinators who are charged with the responsibility for operating a Catholic school.
  • Provides support to schools in human resource functions including recruitment, evaluation, employee relations, safety, etc.
  • Engages in a regular and systematic program of visitation of all schools.
  • Participates in long-range planning efforts to address enrollment, marketing, recruitment, staffing, finance and development.
  • This listing is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties.

Employees shall exhibit in behavior and lifestyle values in accord with Catholic teachings in particular as well as being a practicing Catholic. All employees shall abide by the laws of the Church and the state. All employees must comply with the provisions of the Safe Environment Program of the Diocese of Evansville.

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to humanresources@evdio.org.

 

Tuition Manager

Location: Indianapolis

Posted on October 27, 2022

Scecina Memorial High School, a co-educational Catholic high school of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, is seeking a full-time Tuition Manager.  The managers duties are primarily centered on assisting families through the enrollment process and subsequent communication and collection of tuition and fees associated with attending the school.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement procedures for families to follow within the on-line enrollment system.  Develop and deliver appropriate communications to assist families with meeting various deadlines.
  • Meet and correspond with families regarding tuition and fees, financial aid, payment plans and delinquencies.  Maintain all records and correspondence of the same. 
  • Keep up-to-date on program rules and changes in the Indiana Department of Education Choice Scholarship (voucher) program.  Manage the voucher application process for all students qualifying for the program.
  • Communicate with families regarding past due tuition, make arrangements to collect past due accounts, and manage the placement of accounts with collection agencies.
  • Be able to apply school and Archdiocese of Indianapolis policies related to tuition and cash receipts transactions.  Communicate tuition and collections policies to families when necessary.
  • Post tuition transactions in the tuition management sub-ledger and general ledger records. 
  • Assist the Director of Business Operations in the preparation of financial reports and annual school operating budget.
  • Be an integral part of the enrollment process by:
  • Presenting tuition and financial aid information at enrollment-related events
  • Proactively correspond with prospective families related to tuition, financial aid, and vouchers
  • Provide input to the Admissions Committee regarding tuition account status for prospective students when necessary
  • Maintain the highest degree of confidentiality.
  • Carry out additional duties as requested and contribute to the efficient operations of the Business Office as a member of the team.

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Bethanne Doyle
Director of Operations
Bdoyle@scecina.org

 

Intacct Administrator and Accounting Specialist, Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana Chancery

Location: Lafayette, IN

Posted on October 14, 2022

We are currently seeking candidates for the newly created position of Intacct Administrator and Accounting Specialist at the Diocese of Lafayette in Indiana. This person will administer the Sage Intacct system for the Diocese, including new release management, training users, vendor management, problem resolution and supporting all parishes, schools and the chancery. Acts as the accounting specialist for the chancery and at times for a parish/school. Maintains accounting controls and procedures and performs accounting functions for the chancery.

Essential Duties:

  • Serve as an advocate for common accounting and search for ways to exploit common accounting to make the chancery, parishes, and schools of the diocese more efficient while discovering new innovative ways to transform how business is done.
  • Ensure most elements of the common accounting is used in a standard and common way.
  • Administer the Sage Intacct system and be the diocesan expert on the system.
  • Train new accounting personnel either in a group or one-on-one setting.
  • Create and maintain training material such as videos, screen shots, etc.
  • Provide telephone and other appropriate support to any parish, school, or the retreat center that has an accounting, finance-related or accounting software or procedure question.
  • Maintain the accounting software user licenses to reflect the most recent and updated list of Directors of Operations, bookkeepers, and employees.
  • Maintain accounting software including chart of accounts, departments, funds, and smart rules.
  • Establish and maintain pastorate level account standards
  • Verify that all locations have reconciled their bank balances for each month end.
  • Perform monthly/quarterly evaluations of parish, school, and retreat center general ledger to ensure proper accounting policies are being executed.
  • Establish and perform routine audits for all parishes, schools, and retreat center. Working in conjunction with the Controller, create audit workpapers and processes including a schedule of audits by entity.
  • Evaluate the financial statements of the parishes, schools and retreat center and identify potential issues or problems. Report such instances to the appropriate chancery staff.
  • Complete the summarization of the annual reports for the Staff Accountant.
  • Update accounting manual and Sage Intacct Standard Operating Procedures as needed and communicate changes to the parishes, schools, and retreat center.
  • Provide chancery staff with standard and/or special request general ledger and/or spreadsheet reports, for the purposes of managerial evaluation and decision-making.
  • Be the temporary bookkeeper as needed for any parish, school, or retreat center.

Education/Experience:

  • College degree, certificates or applicable financial training and basic IT skills preferred
  • Four to six years of finance or accounting experience preferred.
  • Experience with a comprehensive SAAS accounting system required and Sage Intacct experience preferred
  • Experience in a parish setting or working within ministry preferred
  • Experience in a high volume, fast-paced and dynamic environment; able to manage multiple projects/tasks and deadlines with ease.
  • Strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume to jlausten@dol-in.org.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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