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Accountant in Hydes, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 8/23/2017

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Job Description

St. John the Evangelist Parish, Long Green Valley, is seeking candidates for a part-time Accountant.  The Accountant is responsible for all accounting functions for the parish, including preparation of accounting records, monthly closing and preparation of financial statements, budgeting and account analysis and reconcilation.  The Accountant reports to the Business Manager.  This is a 24 hours per week position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Processes accounts payable transactions including bills and reconciliation of credit card statements, ensuring accuracy of each bill and proper classification in the general ledger.  Investigates and resolves accounts payable discrepancies when necessary.
  • Processes accounts receivable and Electronic Funds Transactions, including accurate posting of transactions and preparation of deposit slips.
  • Processes weekly payroll and records related transactions in general ledger
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other analytical reports.
  • Assists in the development, maintenance, and analysis of budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare actual results to budgeted amounts
  • Communicates with parishioners, suppliers, vendors, and banking contacts
  • Performs administrative tasks, maintaining information files, and other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • BA or BS degree with an academic background in either finance, accounting or business management
  • Minimum of two years accounting or bookkeeping experience including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger, and financial reporting
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel and Word
  • Proficiency in Quickbooks
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism
  • Ability to communicate clearly and consisely, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems with limited direction
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Attention to detail
  • Critical thinking and analysis