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Parish Business Manager

Los Angeles, CA

Posted 11/15/2018 until 12/31/2018


POSITION  SUMMARY Responsible for all administrative functions of the Church including accounting, personnel, facilities, maintenance, general communications to church members, and clerical functions.



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.


The following tasks are considered essential functions of the position. To perform the job successfully an employee must possess the abilities and aptitude to perform each duty proficiently.


Finance I Accounting


    Participates in development of annual budget; ensures expenditures throughout year comply with approved budget.

    Oversees maintenance of accurate records concerning financial transactions; ensures required Church and government reports are filed as necessary.

    Assists in preparation and presentation of financial reports as required.

    Oversees payroll, ensuring employees are paid in accordance with appropriate laws, and payroll reports are filed as necessary.




    Participates with priests in developing personnel policies and benefits appropriate to the Church's circumstances.

     Selects, trains, and supervises office and maintenance personnel.

    Coordinates benefits issues with Archdiocesan Human Resources Department.

    Resolves employee relations problems; assists employees in filing for benefits  (e.g., retirement,  insurance).




    Recommends major repairs, remodeling and construction requiring expenditures in excess of budget; coordinates repair/ construction activities to ensure they are made on time and within budget.

    Responsible for the maintenance, cleanliness, timely repair and/ or replacement of all Church property.

    Establishes and maintains an inventory of equipment and supplies, and arranges for replacement as needed; purchases equipment and supplies, ensuring quality consistent with cost and service.

    Coordinates set-ups for events and meetings with the committees and maintenance staff.

     Supervises the gardening service and maintenance of the grounds.

     Follows up to see that purchases and repairs are completed on schedule.

     Maintains a schedule of pest control for the entire building. Office I Administration

    Supervises orderly maintenance of all records.

    Ensures effective clerical support for priests and others; provides training and guidance to clerical staff as necessary.

    Works with volunteers to assist in various administrative and office duties.

    Supervises the maintenance of a master calendar and implements the scheduled use of facilities in accordance with the scheduled events.

     Maintains confidential personnel records and reports.




Oversees preparation,  printing and distribution of all publications  (e.g., Bulletin and special reports) as needed.




    Maintains effective working relationships with school staff to coordinate activities as appropriate.

    Acts as a resource person for Church employees, members and others.

    Reviews procedures and develops new methods to improve efficiency or reduce costs; oversees implementation of computers and software including identifying where they would be most useful; ensures staff is trained and systems properly utilized.

 •    Actively supports philosophy and goals of the Church; attends services; assists with ministries and similar activities.

     Performs related duties as required.


Education and Experience

To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent is required to have a working knowledge of budgets, accounting, facilities management, basic personnel and related laws.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Knowledge of:


     Personnel and payroll policies, practices and procedures.

    Basic accounting principles and procedures.

    Church philosophy, principles and teachings.


Skill in:


    Organization and long range planning .

•     Supervision .

    Facilities management.

    Oral and written communication.  For positions requiring bi-lingual skills, the incumbent must also be fluent in English and Spanish or other required language.

    Microsoft Office (Word, Excel Access). Ability to:

     Maintain confidentiality .

     Sit for sustained periods of time on a daily basis .

    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, hand and arms .



Interested candidates must fill out an application, which can be found on our website at: 
The completed application must be submitted, along with a resume to:



Information/Application Contact:

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles CA 90044
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