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Accountant II

Central Support

Posted 11/13/2017 until 1/31/2018


To effectively monitor and coordinate the Archdiocese's financial reporting and audit activities.
Because all Archdiocesan employees represent the Roman Catholic Church, they are expected to conduct themselves according to the goals and mission of the Church in performing their work.
• Supervises, directs monitors, and evaluates work assigned staff.
• Prepares journal entries and reconcile investment activities for various departments and business units.
• Monitors and reconciles inter-organization accounts receivable and accounts payable activities.
• Assists Controller with depositing and withdrawing funds from line of credit.
• Compiles financial information for the elementary and high schools.
• Makes decisions on journal entries, check requests, capitalization of fixed assets and work priorities.
• Performs complex accounting and budget monitoring/control activities.
• Performs periodic internal audits.
• Works with and assists external auditors.
• Advises employees on accounting matters.
• Computes fixed assets, depreciation and amortization for Archdiocese's properties.
• Occasionally may serve as a backup for other accounting duties not included above.
• Performs related duties as required.


Education and Experience
Any combination of education and experience likely to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, typically:
• Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field.
• 5 years of professional accounting experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of:
• Retirement, disability and insurance plans.
• Principles and practices of accounting.
• Budget monitoring and control procedures.
• Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations.
• Audit procedures.
• Modern office methods and procedures.
• Tax, insurance, securities and estate regulations.
Skill in:

• Vendor contact
• Financial report preparation and presentation.
• Financial record keeping and reporting techniques.
• Short -range organizational planning
Ability to:
• Evaluate accounting systems and procedures.
• Direct, evaluate and supervise the work of assigned personnel.
• Communicate effectively in written and oral form.
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships.
• Operate calculator and computer.
• Maintain confidentiality.
• Operate telephone equipment.
• Operate standard office equipment and computer.
• Occasionally lift up to 20 pounds.
• Sit for sustained periods of time on a daily basis.
• Perform tasks requiring intermittent bending, stooping and walking.
• Sustain frequent movement of the fingers, wrists, hands, and arms.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates must fill out an application, which can be found on the Archdiocese website at:
The completed application must be submitted, along with a resume and cover letter to:
Please submit the email with the following subject line:
Your First & Last Name, Position applying for, Location​​

Information/Application Contact:

Central Support
3424 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90010
FAX: (213) 637-6115
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