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Financial/Budget Analyst

Financial Services

Posted 10/3/2017 until 12/31/2017

Description:

​POSITION SUMMARY:

Directly manages or assists in:

  • Preparation of financial statements for Archdiocesan entities
  • Preparing cash flow analysis and other financial analysis
  • Performing fund balance analysis and rollforward
  • Providing effective accounting support for other departments, parishes, schools and other Archdiocesan organizations
  • Annual budgeting process & forecasting
  • Some General Ledger accounting and monthly and annual closing process
  • Construction and project accounting

 

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.

 

  • Participates in overall management of department relative to implementation of department goals
  • Recommends and implements changes to streamline and improve the accounting systems. Ensures adherence to GAAP.
  • Assists with the month-end close process including the analysis of financial statement variances and system issues. Assists in the annual financial statement audit.
  • Performs balance sheet account reconciliation and review process to ensure that reconciling items have been researched and resolved in a timely manner and in accordance with policy and that system and process issues are corrected
  • Develops and implements accounting procedures for specific project accounting;
  • Provides assistance in preparation of financial statements for not-for-profit entities
  • Gathers, reviews and analyzes data and prepares routine and special financial reports for management review.
  • Supervises and trains staff as required for specific projects.
  • Supports other internal departments regarding accounting and reporting requirements.
  • Supports the IT department, as an end user, in the implementation, upgrade and testing of accounting software package
  • Develops and encourages teamwork among staff members through cross-training of comparable positions and emphasizing the goal of the department of providing support to others; coaches and trains staff; fosters open dialogue among staff to create a feeling of belonging to a team.
  • Assist in work with the ACC’s independent auditors and responds to their inquiries during year-end audits.
  • Assumes related responsibilities as necessary.​

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 area.

CPA license required

Three to seven years experience in progressively more responsible general accounting positions.  

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

Knowledge of:

 

  • GAAP, accounting systems and procedures.
  • Principles of management and supervision.
  • PeopleSoft accounting system is a plus but not a requirement.

 

Skill in:

 

  • Oral and written communication
  • Management and supervision
  • Short and long range planning and organization
  • Developing policies and procedures.
  • Team building.

 

 

Ability to:

 

  • Set objectives and develop strategies.
  • Train, motivate and develop employees.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize within a very fast-paced and demanding work environment.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable.
  • Travel within Archdiocese boundaries as needed.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • 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 our website at: http://archla.org/employmentpdf
 
The completed application must be submitted, along with a resume to: 
 

Please submit the email with the following subject line:
Your First & Last Name, Position applying for, Location

Information/Application Contact:

Financial Services
3424 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90010
FAX: 213-637-6115
E-Mail: employment@la-archdiocese.org
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