The Diocese of Gary has an excellent career opportunity for a Parish Financial Liaison for the Finance Office.
The Parish Financial Liaison functions as a Diocesan liaison to the parishes, schools and other institutions for financial reporting, risk management and technology. In addition, this position is responsible for the examination/audit of financial records resulting in a written audit report identifying compliance and deficiencies with Diocesan Financial Policies. The Parish Liaison will have risk management responsibilities reviewing the Parish/School facilities, identifying areas needing attention to keep the buildings and grounds safe. Responsible to review the technology component of the Parish/School identifying weaknesses and strengths.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration, experience in Catholic Church accounting at the Parish/School level preferred. Experience and education with computer hardware and software. Excellent communication and writing skills. Willingness to travel locally frequently. Knowledge of Microsoft Suite (excel, word, outlook), QuickBooks, PDS (Parish Data Systems), ADP Workforce Now for payroll and benefit reporting. Familiarity with Raisers Edge NXT and Financial Edge NXT (Blackbaud software) is a plus. Specific experience in a complex, nonprofit, multi-unit organization with a service orientation preferred.