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Business Manager in Baltimore, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 2/18/2018

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Job Description

The Business Manager of St. John the Evangelist Parish (Long Green Valley), is a professional administrator in support of the Pastor and Principal. This minister is a steward of the physical, financial and personnel resources of the parish and school and enables the other ministries to function effectively. The Business Manager is a person of faith, committed to gospel values and assists the Church and School in fulfilling its mission and purpose.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs and supervises day-to-day accounting duties including financial statement preparation.
  • Prepares, administers and reviews budget process, in compliance with Archdiocesan policy and in collaboration with Pastor, Finance committee and Pastoral Council and/or School Board.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures in accordance with industry and Archdiocesan Standards.
  • Collaborate with the Finance and Development Committee to raise funds needed to promote the life and mission of the parish.
  • Supervises major construction, improvement or repair of parish facilities and grounds
  • Establishes and monitors preventative maintenance programs for all properties
  • Participates in the development and implementation of parish personnel policies in collaboration with the pastor and the Archdiocese.
  • Administer salary and benefits program
  • Coordinates recruitment and selection process for support staff in collaboration with the Pastor and according to Archdiocesan (Human Resources and Office of Child and Youth Protection) policies.
  • Directs the management of the parish and the operation of the cemetery.
  • Oversees operation of parish office equipment, Parish website and all parish membership and Sacramental records.
  • Maintains good working relationships with the parish community, other parish staff, diocesan personnel, and other groups and authorities.



Job Requirements

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the mission of the Catholic Church
  • Accounting principles and practices
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
  • Supervisory experience and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Principles of non-profit financial administration, including budgeting, reporting and fundraising.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing.


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or Business management
  • Minimum of five years of related work experience in a professional business setting encompassing a majority of the major areas of responsibility listed above.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Proficiency in Quickbooks.


A complete job description is available from the Parish Office.