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Accountant II

Central Support

Posted 8/30/2017 until 11/30/2017

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:
 
To effectively monitor and coordinate the Archdiocese's financial reporting and audit activities.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
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.

Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
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:
 
• Archdiocese's 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:

• Public 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:
http://archla.org/employmentpdf
 
The completed application must be submitted, along with a resume and cover letter to: employment@la-archdiocese.org
 
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
E-Mail: employment@la-archdiocese.org
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