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Aventure Staffing Director of Parish Accounting in Sioux City Area, Iowa

Director of Parish Accounting | DOE

Monday - Friday, 8A - 4:30 PM with occasional evening meetings (1 - 2/month)

Sioux City client is hiring a Director of Parish Accounting to join their team in a positive, employee/family friendly culture. This position will lead and assist parishes with adherence to standard accounting practices & internal controls. They'll also provide support & training to parish bookkeepers/business managers including on-site financial reviews of accounting procedures & financial statements. They will attend parish finance council meetings as needed (possibly 1 - 2 evenings/month with flex time available). Excellent opportunity for public accountant looking for less hours, competitive compensation & benefits and good people to work with.

Director of Parish Accounting Responsibilities will include:

  • Establish & maintain parish accounting & financial policies, procedures and best practices.

  • Provide support & training to diocesan pastors, business managers and bookkeepers on accounting software & QuickBooks, policies & procedures & legislative changes

  • Research & respond to related questions from parishes

  • Request & collect financial statements, budgets & support materials from Diocesan locations & perform regular on-site financial reviews

  • Attend parish finance council meetings as needed to present findings & discuss reviews.

  • Maintain Bookkeepers hiring exam & provide feedback as applicable; assist with hiring as needed

  • Assist with financial aspects of Pastoral Planning including maintaining financial & accounting guidelines.

Requirements of this Director of Parish Accounting Position:

  • BA in Accounting or Finance

  • Minimum of 4+ years of accounting experience

  • Audit experience preferred

  • Extensive computer knowledge including Microsoft Office, Excel & QuickBooks required

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills

  • Ability to prepare & present reports of findings and train others

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines

  • Strong attention to detail, ability to multi-task and stay organized

  • Candidates of the Catholic faith preferred

  • Must have valid driver's license & good driving record as duties include travel to parishes as needed

EEO/AA Employer; Pre-employment physical, drug screen, background, credit & MVR check may be required.

If interested, please email resume to: jroepke@aventure.com

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