Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington
55 Joy Drive, South Burlington, VT 05403     802-658-6110




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Department: Finance

Supervisor: Controller/Dotted Line to Financial Services Administrator

FLSA Status: Exempt

General Statement of Duties

The position works closely with the pastor and Finance Office of the Diocese, to manage the finance and accounting functions for the parish and/or school.  The person must have a solid background in accounting and will handle cash disbursements, cash receipts, payroll, general ledger entries and bank reconciliations.  The individual will be responsible for all financial reporting.  The individual will also meet with the Finance Council of the parish / school to review the financials monthly or bi-monthly.

Essential Functions of the Job

The individual in the role will perform the following duties and responsibilities:

1.      Accounts Payable/Cash Disbursements

· Review invoices for accuracy and approval.  Classifies invoices to appropriate account.

· Ensure timely payment of invoices through QuickBooks payable system.

· Reconciles bank and investment statements.

· Request IRS form W-9 from vendors and prepares and issues form 1099's.

2.      Cash Receipts/Accounts Receivable

·  Records cash receipts and verifies deposits to parish collection count sheets.

·  Reviews and reconciles tuition contracts (for parishes with schools), cash receipts and accounts receivable.

·  Reports weekly offertory to pastor.

·  Ensures special collections are reported and remitted to the Diocesan Finance Office within two weeks of the collections (example: PBF; etc.)

·  Works with pastor and principal to ensure collection of all accounts receivable

·  Ensures large gifts (money and/or physical assets) are communicated to pastor, the Finance Office and the Executive Director of the Vermont Catholic Community Foundation.

3.      Payroll/Benefits

·   Processes payroll using ADP and reviews and maintains payroll reports and tax filings. Ensures approved time sheets (and ensures by law time sheets are kept on file) are entered into ADP.

·  Records payroll journal entry into QuickBooks.

·  Ensures all pay is according to the FLSA and state and federal regulations.

·  Benefits maintenance and administration.

·  Reconciles 941.

·  Reconciles and files annual W-2 tax statements and works with ADP to manage this process.

·  Input all healthcare information into the healthcare system.

·  Abides by all state and federal regulations in regard to payment of employees.

·  Abides by all regulations regarding the 403(b).

4.      Cash Management

·  Ensure proper account signatories for all accounts.

·  Reconcile all cash and investment statements.

·  Review Petty Cash reconciliation.

·  Works with pastor/principal to ensure adequate operating funds.

5.      Financial Reporting/Other

·  Assists in preparation of annual budgets.

·  Ensures accuracy of monthly trial balance.

·  Prepares monthly financial statements and reporting required by parish finance council.

·  Fulfills reporting requirements of Diocesan Finance office.

·  Ensures internal controls are in place as outlined in the Parish Finance and Administrative Manual.

Other duties may be assigned as requested. 

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The individual will be a practicing Catholic in accordance with Canon 874 §1, 3â—¦, 4â—¦ of the Code of Canon Law.

Education and Experience

Requires a Bachelor's degree and two to five years of progressively responsible related experience; equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable to the hiring authority.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, budgets and financial statements, reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from Parishes, Schools, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write reports/articles that conforms to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to pastor, finance council, parishioners, employees of organizations and the Diocesan Finance Office/HR/Development Offices.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with mathematical concepts as they relate to finance function.  Ability to utilize software that is used to perform the function.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid Vermont Driver's License.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The physical demands and working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands for finite movements such as entering data and other office functions. The employee is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must be able to use their eyesight to read and interpret data.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The employee is required to travel.  The individual must be able to move in and out of a car for travel purposes.









Summer Intern
Rice Memorial High School Office of Development.

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Rice Memorial High School-
Substitute Teacher Positions available at for School Year 2017-2018

     Become a part of our Substitute Master Listing!!

Grades: 9-12th grade.

Position Description: In the absence of the regular classroom teacher the substitute is expected to help students to learn subject matter and/or skills that are required for scheduled lessons and to provide meaningful instruction for assigned classrooms. Rice Memorial High School faculty have lesson plans ready in case of an emergency or illness.  This is a great opportunity to be a part of an environment where everyone takes ownership for the success of all of the students.  Our substitute teachers are constantly engaged with our students and expected to be actively monitoring what is happening in their classroom.  Respect of the Catholic Church teachings.  

Qualification: Bachelor's degree and experience working with groups of children in an instructional setting preferred, although willing to train.

Hours are 7:30-4:00.  Days may vary.

Please view our website for the school calendar and other information regarding our school.

Potential candidates who submit their resume will be contacted via email to begin the interview process.

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