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Accountant II

Accounting

Posted 9/13/2018 until 12/25/2018

Description:

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

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

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.
  • May analyze trial balance and operational reports.
  • Works with departments to interpret financial information.
  • Recommends actions to improve financial processes.
  • 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.
  • 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 our website athttp://archla.org/employmentpdf 

The completed application must be submitted, along with a resume 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:

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