Parish Bookkeeper - St Mary’s Parish, Castlemaine

St Mary’s Parish, Castlemaine

Part Time Position Vacant

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 Castlemaine. The role being part time shall be in the order of 5 hours per week, 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 by 19th of August. Please submit a cover letter along with a current resume. For further information, contact Suzette Diaz, HR Officer on (03) 9926 2424.

The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is committed to the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and vulnerable adults. It is a requirement across our organisation that all clergy, employees and volunteers have a valid working with children check.

Application closing date: 19 August, 2022 Contact person Mia Hudson Apply Now