Parish Bookkeeper - St Andrew's Parish


There is an opportunity for an experienced bookkeeper to undertake the parish financial administrative functions in a part time ongoing role reporting to the Parish Priest. The role of the Parish Bookkeeper will be to build solid relationships and work collaboratively to provide support to the Parish Team and parish volunteers.

The successful applicant must be well motivated to work for the Church and ideally possess a strong commitment to its practices and values. He/she must be able to recognise and respect the pastoral aspect of the Parish. This part-time position is based at the Parish Office at Werribee. The role will be working 10 hours per week, over 2 days with flexibility regarding days required to work.

Terms and conditions are governed by the Archdiocese of Melbourne.

Key Requirements

  • Strong PC skills – Microsoft
  • Proficiency in Xero
  • The need to have well-developed bookkeeping skills
  • Initiative and a capacity to work with a minimum of supervision
  • Maintain records in a tidy and readily accessible manner
  • Maintain confidentiality and security of all records
  • Ability to work to timeframes with attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Team orientation, including ability to work harmoniously with staff and volunteers

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide office support services to the Parish Priest.
  • Responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, and cash flow.
  • Bring all Parish accounts to financial statement stage
  • Maintaining and administering with Xero

Additional Information

Applications are to be sent to 17th February 2023 Please submit a cover letter along with a current resume. For further information, contact Suzette Diaz, HR Partner on (03) 9926 2424. We look forward to hearing from you and wish you all the best.

The Archdiocese is committed to the safety, wellbeing, and dignity of all children and vulnerable adults.

Application closing date: 17 February, 2023 Contact person Mia Hudson Apply Now